is of utmost importance, since the spelling of many
unrelated drugs is similar. Whenever there is doubt
as to the drug or the amount listed in the
inscription, the individual filling the prescription
should always verify the inscription with the
The drug should be written
generically, and the dosage size or strength
SUBSCRIPTION.The subscription follows
the inscription and is that part of the prescription that
gives directions to the compounder.
Figure 6-3.DOD Prescription form.