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What is a prescription? an written for a drug or device
What information must be on a prescription label? 1. name and address of dispenser; 2. prescription serial number; 3. date of prescription or filling 4. expiration date; 5. name of prescriber
What does signa mean? directions for use
What are auxiliary labels? labels regarding specific warnings, side effects, etc
What warning must be on controlled substance labels? "Caution: Federal law prohibits the transfer of this drug to any person other that the patient for whom it was prescribed"
How do institutional labels differ from prescription labels? industrial labels usually have only the name, strength, manufacturer, lot number, expiration date, and dosage form
What are medication orders? these are used in hospitals instead of prescription forms
What is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)? a federal law protecting patient privacy
What is extemporaneous compounding? the on-demand preparation of a drug according to a physician's prescription, formula, or recipe
What are look-alike drug names? drug names that have similar appearance
What does Rx mean? the Latin abbreviation for "recipe" and is used to mean "prescription"
What does DAW mean? dispense as written, meaning generic substitution is not allowed
For what does DUR stand? drug utilization review
What is an NPI? National Provider Identifier; a prescriber's unique national ID number required on HIPAA claims
What is a DEA number? a number (2 letters followed by 7 digits) that is required on all controlled substance prescriptions
Created by: pharmtechteach



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