Can You Read These Rxs? (November 2017)
Pharmacy Technician Jeri Wilson of Hy-Vee Pharmacy in Blue Springs, Missouri, had some trouble deciphering this prescription.
Ropinole (Ropinirole) 0.5 mg, 1 bid and 2 hs (at bedtime)
Pharmacist Vaishali Rawani and Pharmacy Technician Victoria Worthington were stumped by this scribbled prescription.
Suboxone 8/2 mg lm #16, 1 lm sublingually twice daily
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 email@example.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.