Can You Read these Rxs? (December 2019)
Can you read these Rxs?
Rx 1: Adrián Røbles,CPhT, and other staff at a CVS Health in Santa Ana, California, were stumped by this poorly written prescription. Can you decipher it?
A: Synthroid 100 mcg 1 qd
Rx 2: Shiela Narayan, RPh; Christina Tucker, CPhT; and Perry Chu, RPh, of Sav-on Pharmacy in Las Vegas, Nevada, were completely perplexed by this strange-looking prescription. Can you guess what it says?
A: Levaquin 500 mg, PO qd x 10 days #10
Send in your eye-straining, baffling prescriptions—now via email, fax, and 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 email scanned Rxs to email@example.com, fax them to 609-257-0701, or mail them to Painful Scripts, Pharmacy Times, 2 Clarke Drive, Suite 100, Cranbury, NJ 08512.