Can You Read These Rxs? (June 2018)
Can you figure out what these prescriptions say?
Regina Porter, RPh, a pharmacist at Walmart Pharmacy in Central, South Carolina, wasn’t sure what to make of this prescription. Can you read it?
Rx 2: Pharmacist Kellie Thierman, PharmD, of Rite Aid Pharmacy in Meadville, Pennsylvania, had to do a double take after seeing this prescription. Can you figure out what it says?
ANSWERSRx 1: Claritin 10 mg, #30, 1 tablet by mouth every day, 0 refills.
Rx 2: Doxycycline 100 mg, #14, 1 tablet by mouth 2 times a day for 7 days.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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.