Interactives: Can You Read?

Pharmacy Times, September 2019 Pain Management, Volume 85, Issue 9

Can you decipher these prescriptions?

Rx 1: Ted Aycock, manager of Back Bay Drugs, was baffled by this prescription. Can you decipher it?

Rx 2: Pharmacist Lacy Talmage of Kroger Pharmacy in Rome, Georgia, was stumped by this scribbled prescription. Can you read it?

Answers:

Rx 1: Singular 5 mg by mouth every night at bedtime

Rx 2: Ritalin 10 mg #120 1 PO qid

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