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Reading a prescription label and ordering refills  
Abstract:  This handout explains how to read a prescription label and order refills. Included is a copy of a label showing where to find your UWMC patient ID number, the number of refills allowed, the date of your original prescription, the prescription (Rx) number, and the date that the drug expires and must be discarded.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, July 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center; Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Medical Equipment & Supplies
Specific Subject(s):  Prescription Drugs; Pharmaceuticals; Medication Packaging; Medication Information
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #3871

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