Can You Read These Rxs? (November 2016)

Pharmacy Times, November 2016 Cough, Cold, & Flu, Volume 82, Issue 11

Can you you figure out what these prescriptions say?

Rx 1

Pharmacy Technician Jeri Wilson of Hy-Vee Pharmacy in Blue Springs, Missouri, had some trouble deciphering this prescription.

Can you figure it out?

Rx 2Pharmacist Vaishali Rawani and Pharmacy Technician Victoria Worthington were stumped by this scribbled prescription.Can you read it?


Rx 1: Ropinole (Ropinirole) 0.5 mg, 1 bid and 2 hs (at bedtime)

Rx 2: Suboxone 8/2 mg film #16, 1 film sublingually twice daily

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