Can You Read These Rxs? (October 2018)

Pharmacy TimesOctober 2018 Diabetes
Volume 84
Issue 10

Can 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 2: Pharmacist 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 1⁄2 tablets daily for pain for 11 days, #16

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

Send in your eye-straining, baffling prescriptions! 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 email scanned Rxs to, 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.

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