Look Within Brand Names for Clues to a Med's Use

You're on the front lines for stopping errors when drug names and indications don't match.

Think of this as one more safety check in the dispensing process.

For example, a Lanoxin 125 mcg Rx that reads "Take 1 tab daily for thyroid" should be a red flag that something is amiss...since Lanoxin is a heart med, not the thyroid med, Levoxyl.

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