Question: dr merry asks you to write prescriptions for j rex...
Dr. Merry asks you to write prescriptions for J. Rex for medications for her arthritis.She takes ibuprofen 600mg three times a day- at breakfast, in the mid afternoon, and at bedtime. Ibuprofen needs to be taken with food, which may be a snack at bedtime. Dr. Merry wants J. to have a 1-month supply at a time; the prescription may be refilled three times. Also needed is Extra-Strength Tylenol, one caplet every 4 to 6 hours as needed for pain. Finally, one Norflex 100mg tablet to be taken twice a day, at breakfast and a bedtime, is prescribed. This should also be for a 1-month supply.
1. What prescriptions need to be written?
2. What documentation should be included in the medical record for these medications?
3. Is there a medication order that needs no prescription? If so, what written instructions are needed?