Can You Read These Rxs? (October 2016)

Pharmacy TimesOctober 2016 Diabetes
Volume 82
Issue 10

Can you you figure out what these prescriptions say?

Rx 1

Pharmacy Technician Elaine Sapunarich at Rite Aid Pharmacy in Saugerties, New York, had no idea what this prescription should say.

Can you guess?

Rx 2Pharmacist Dilesh Patel at Hillcrest Pharmacy in Merchantville, New Jersey, was stumped by this quickly scribbled prescription.Can you read it?


Rx 1: Methadone 10 mg; take 1 and ½ tablets daily for pain for 11 days, #16

Rx 2: Relafen 750 mg #60 1 bid, refill × 3

Read the answers

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