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  1. Days supply Norco 60 pills 1 every six hours as needed

    I have a prescription for Norco, the amount of pills is sixty. I take one every six hours as needed. I filled the prescription on 10/9/17. Today is 11/3/17.

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  2. Days Supply Question: Cosentyx 90 day supply - How many syringes will be dispensed?

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  5. Eye Drop Days Supply

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  6. When Would a Tech Perform Temperature Conversions?

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  7. How do you figure Days Supply for BD Needles (Pen Needles and such)

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  8. What is the correct way to bill an insurance company for a taper?

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  9. Norco 40 pills 2 po every 4 hours or 1 po every 6 hours - What is days supply?

    I got script of 40 norco; I broke my pelvis. The directions on the first two scripts said one pill every 6 hrs, enough to last 10 days. Now I started

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  10. How do you figure Days Supply on an Albuterol Nebulizer Solution prescription?

    What is the days supply for Albuterol 2.5ml vials x 25 vials, with a sig of 1 vial via nebulizer qid?

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  11. Pharmacy Technician Pay Raise

    Pharmacy Technician Pay Raise - Here are some general strategies you can use to ask for a well-deserved pay raise. Some of these strategies include: being a good employee, becoming nationally certifie…

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  12. Pharmacy Tech Sample Resume

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  13. Long-Term Care Pharmacy

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  14. E-prescribing

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  16. Hydrocodone/Apap - 1 Tablet By Mouth Every 4-6 Hours - Days Supply?

    My doctor prescribed me Vicodin for pain. How many days supply would a pharmacy tech enter for my prescription? The RX was for 48 hydrocodone/apap pills

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  17. How many tablets would I need for 1 & 1/2 tablets daily for 30 days?

    How many pills should it be if you take 1 and 1/2 pills daily for 30 days?

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  18. What are the steps to find days supply for a weekly injection?

    How do I calculate days supply for an injection taken weekly? I had an estradiol injection written for 10ml inject 0.8 ml weekly. What steps do I take

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  19. SQ Injectable Insulin Days Supply Question: 200 Units/ML

    200units/ ml there's 9mls of insulin and you inject 8 units every day. How many days is it?

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  20. legal right with doctor and patient and pharmacy

    I was wondering if a pharmacist got the wrong idea one day when someone bought a pill crusher and was waiting for a couple of hours for his ride and they

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  21. My cough syrup says 3 days supply.10 ml.every 4 hours.I started Thursday,what day can I refill?

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  22. Oxycodone 5mg; #60; 2 tablets po q4-6h prn for pain. What is days supply?

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    How do you calculate days of supply given: Kayexalate susp i tbsp with water po bid X 454 g On hand : kayexalate 1mmol/g pack size 454 g

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  24. Days Supply Question on Lantus Insulin Vials

    What is the day supply for Lantus vials U-100? Dispense #4 10ml vials Inject 10 units sq bid

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  25. 250mg/5mL Dispense 200mL Sig: 5mL q.i.d

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  26. Days Supply Question: Neurontin 300mg 1 tablet po every other day #15

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    Pharmacy Technician Cover Letters - The basic format to use when writing your Cover Letter, as well as what to write to make sure your resume gets moved into the "interview" pile.

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    If you have 20 pills and you take 1.5 a days what's the days supply

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  30. Days Supply/Quantity for Stavudine (Zerit) prescription

    Your pharmacy stocks stavudine in bottles of 30 capsules. How many capsules would you need to dispense for a 90 day supply?

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    Duties and Responsibilities of the Hospital Pharmacy Technician.

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    This page discusses how Pharmacy Technicians use the Metric System of Measurement.

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Recent Articles

  1. Days supply Norco 60 pills 1 every six hours as needed

    Feb 15, 18 05:34 PM

    I have a prescription for Norco, the amount of pills is sixty. I take one every six hours as needed. I filled the prescription on 10/9/17. Today is 11/3/17.

    Read More

  2. Days Supply Question: Cosentyx 90 day supply - How many syringes will be dispensed?

    Feb 15, 18 05:15 PM

    How many syringes would you get on a 90 day supply of Cosentyx?

    Read More

  3. Days Supply Question: Amoxicillin 500mg #42 - One cap po every 8 hours

    Feb 15, 18 05:04 PM

    What is the day supply for the following? Amoxicillin 500mg #42: i cap po q8h

    Read More

  4. How many days will a 12 fl oz bottle last at 1 tablespoon by mouth three times daily?

    Feb 14, 18 10:35 PM

    How many days will a 12 fl oz bottle of medication last if a patient takes 1 tablespoonful by mouth three times daily?

    Read More

  5. Eye Drop Days Supply

    Feb 09, 18 03:01 PM

    Eye Drop Days Supply - This page includes how entering the correct days supply when first filling a new rx for eye drops can prevent some potential problems for future refills. Also, a handy chart is…

    Read More

  6. When Would a Tech Perform Temperature Conversions?

    Feb 08, 18 11:36 PM

    when would a pharmacy technician need to perform temperature conversions?

    Read More

  7. How do you figure Days Supply for BD Needles (Pen Needles and such)

    Feb 08, 18 11:07 PM

    How do you figure days supply for the BD Pen needles?

    Read More

  8. What is the correct way to bill an insurance company for a taper?

    Feb 08, 18 10:10 PM

    What would be the correct way to submit the days supply to the patient's insurance for a tapering medication? For example, if the rx says zolft 25mg

    Read More

  9. Norco 40 pills 2 po every 4 hours or 1 po every 6 hours - What is days supply?

    Feb 07, 18 10:18 PM

    I got script of 40 norco; I broke my pelvis. The directions on the first two scripts said one pill every 6 hrs, enough to last 10 days. Now I started

    Read More

  10. How do you figure Days Supply on an Albuterol Nebulizer Solution prescription?

    Feb 06, 18 05:16 PM

    What is the days supply for Albuterol 2.5ml vials x 25 vials, with a sig of 1 vial via nebulizer qid?

    Read More

  11. Pharmacy Technician Pay Raise

    Feb 06, 18 05:10 PM

    Pharmacy Technician Pay Raise - Here are some general strategies you can use to ask for a well-deserved pay raise. Some of these strategies include: being a good employee, becoming nationally certifie…

    Read More

  12. Pharmacy Tech Sample Resume

    Feb 06, 18 04:46 PM

    Pharmacy Tech Sample Resume - This page displays a sample resume of a pharmacy technician, and shows an example of how it could or should be laid out. It's important to highlight the pharmacy setting…

    Read More

  13. Long-Term Care Pharmacy

    Feb 06, 18 02:37 PM

    Long-Term Care Pharmacy Questions and Answers about working in this Setting. What is a LTC Pharmacy? What types of roles to pharm techs have at LTC pharmacies? What are E-Kits? and What are the differ…

    Read More

  14. E-prescribing

    Feb 06, 18 12:12 PM

    E-prescribing for Pharmacy Technicians: How it makes things easier for all parties involved-pharmacy techs, pharmacists, and prescribers. Also, how E-Prescribing came about, how its more effecient, ho…

    Read More

  15. Pharmacy Technician Resume

    Feb 06, 18 11:16 AM

    Create a Killer Pharmacy Technician Resume - This resource page lists a few tips on what to include on your Pharmacay Technician Resume, along with links to other PTR pages/resources that might be hel…

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