Can You Read These Rxs? (September 2016)

Pharmacy TimesSeptember 2016 Men's Health
Volume 82
Issue 9

Can you you figure out what these prescriptions say?

Rx 1

Pharmacist Lacy Talmage of Kroger Pharmacy in Rome, Georgia, was stumped by this scribbled prescription.

Can you read it?

Rx 2Cindy Cruz of Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida, had no idea where this prescription was going.Can you make it out?


Rx 1: Ritalin 10 mg #120 1 PO qid

Rx 2: Methergine Maleate 0.2 mg PO TID × 2 days

Read the answers

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