Can You Read these Rxs? (February 2019)
Rx 1: Ira Green, RPh, at CVS Pharmacy in Washingtonville, New York, was stumped by this prescription. Do you know what it says?
Rx 2: Despite her talent for reading bad handwriting, pharmacy technician Morgan Smith needed help reading this prescription that came in during her shift at Publix Pharmacy in Newberry, Florida. Can you read this Rx?
Rx 1: Claritin 10 mg, #30—take 1 tablet daily
Rx 2: Phenergan with codeine syrup, #240 mL, 1 tsp by mouth 3 times daily
Send in your eye-straining, baffling prescriptions—now via email, fax, and 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 email scanned Rxs to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax them to 609-257-0701, or mail them to Painful Scripts, Pharmacy Times®, 2 Clarke Drive, Suite 100, Cranbury, NJ 08512.