. Store and preserve your products in neat,
clean containers, clearly labeled, readily
accessible and light-resistant.
Remember that the contents of a prescrip-
tion are a confidential matter between the
physician, the patient, and the person who
is filling it.
All prescriptions must be dispensed neatly,
in an appropriate container of suitable size.
All prescriptions must be properly labeled
and properly marked (Shake Well, Ex-
ternal Use Only, etc.).
Never dispense drugs of doubtful origin or
potency. Never use ingredients of doubt-
ful origin or potency when compounding
Never dispense drugs suspected of
deterioration, either due to faulty storage
WHEN IN DOUBT, THROW IT OUT!
Always double check the prescription for
correctness, up to and including the pa-
tient, making sure that he or she is in fact
the person for whom the drug is intended.
Refer to the Manual of the Medical
Department, chapter 21 for information
to be recorded on each prescription form
at the time of dispensing.
Stoklosa, Mitchell J., and Ansel, Howard C.,
Pharmaceutical Calculations, 8th ed., Lea &
Febiger, Philadelphia, 1986.