PARTS of PRESCRIPTIONS

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PARTS of PRESCRIPTIONS
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2011-06-14 15:10:05
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PARTS of PRESCRIPTIONS
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  1. DATE
    • Pharmacist cannot fill prescription without date.
    • Usually expires after 1 year.
  2. Physician's Name, Address, Tel#, & Fax#
    It's preprinted on the the prescription.
  3. Patient's Name & Address
    Important for insurance billing & in properly dispensing the medication.
  4. Patient's AGE
    Needs for double-checking.
  5. SUPERscription
    Rx symbol: Latin for recipe & means "take"
  6. INscription
    • Name of drug & dosage
    • Example: 250 mg po tid
  7. SUBscription
    • Directions to pharmacist.
    • Use BOTH numbers & letters.
    • Example: #30 (thirty)
  8. SIGNATURA (sig)
    Name of medication.
  9. REFILL
    Number of times medication can be filled.
  10. Pharmacist's SIGNATURE
    Prescription cannot be filled without a pahrmacist's signature.
  11. DEA #
    Must show on prescription for a controlled drug.

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