Can You Read These Rxs? (February 2017)

Pharmacy Times, February 2017 Infectious Disease, Volume 83, Issue 2

Can you you figure out what these prescriptions say?

Rx 1

Miyong Kim, PharmD, RPh, at White Orchid Pharmacy in Hollywood, Florida, was stumped by this prescription.

Can you decipher it?

Rx 2

Lead Pharmacy Technician Phyllis Brooke at Albertson’s Pharmacy in Longview, Texas, didn’t hesitate to call the prescriber about this prescription.

Can you read it?

SEE THE ANSWERS ON PAGE 2.

ANSWERS

Rx 1: Nuedexta 20/10 #60 twice a day

Rx 2: Aldactone 25 mg, 1 daily, #30

Send in your eye-straining, baffling prescriptions—now via e-mail and fax as well as regular mail! Submissions must include a clean photocopy or scanned image of the Rx; your institution’s name and location; your name and title; the correct name of the drug(s), strength, and dosing requirements; and your phone number. You can e-mail scanned Rxs to rmarotta@pharmacytimes.com; fax them to 609-257-0701; or mail them to Can You Read These Rxs?, Pharmacy Times, 2 Clarke Drive, Suite 100, Cranbury, NJ 08512.