Prescription Quiz of the Day


Check Out Today's Prescription:


NOTE:  This is the 'Sig' of the prescription (the directions for taking the medication.) Your job as a technician is to interpret what the prescriber wrote and write it out in layman's terms for the customer.

The total amount and type of medication prescribed is for your information as the pharmacy technician; it should not be put on the section of the label that directs the patient how to take the medication.

Do your best to interpret it before clicking on the 'Get Answers' button.



What Should be Written on the Label?

  1. Make sure you start with a verb
  2. Always specify a route of administration
  3. Always specify what the drug is for. Over time, people forget why it was prescribed.
  4. Click on the button to verify your answer.