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Parts of a prescription

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physician information
name, address, phone number
patient information
name, address, DOB
superscription
includes Rx symbol(take thou-latin)
inscription
name & quantity of medication
subscription
directions to the pharmacist
signature (sig)
directions to the patient
physician signature
also indicates if substitutions are allowed(generic)
repetatur
means refill; PRN is as needed
label
different color labels (ie, no alcohol, dont operate machinery)
DAW
dispense as subscribed, NO SUBSTITUTIONS