Can You Read These Rxs? (May 2015)

Pharmacy TimesMay 2015 Skin & Eye Health
Volume 81
Issue 5

Can you you figure out what these prescriptions say?

Heidi, RPh, at Lovelace Pharmacy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was stumped by this Rx.

Can you decipher it?

Rx 2

Pharmacy technician Rebekka Edwards at Kmart Pharmacy in Sierra Vista, Arizona, consulted with another technician and a pharmacist to try to figure out this Rx, but she still had to contact the prescriber for clarification.

Do you know what it says?


Rx 1: Doxycycline 100 mg T BID #60, 5 RF; fluconazole 200 mg 4 tabs QD #120, 0 RF

Rx 2: Creon 6000 units; 2 capsules with each meal

Read the answers


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 kmckay@pharmacytimes .com; fax them to 609-257-0701; or mail them to Can You Read These Rxs?, Pharmacy Times, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 300, Plainsboro, NJ 08536.

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