Archive for December 5, 2017
Pharmaceutical companies thrive off distribution of medication to different parts of the country. Because medical practitioners prescribe patients locally, the prescriptions need to be filled often by a local pharmacy. Those prescriptions contain certain numbers–dosage amounts–which correspond to the number of pills being issued.
A doctor may prescribe a medication at a different dosage than before or have a certain dosage that is different than the total dosage–a 24 milligram prescription filled in three tablets of 8 milligrams. Complicating this factor is that a doctor prescribing medication may in turn prescribe the same 24 milligrams in terms of two 12 milligram tablets.
Pharmacies must have these prescriptions in stock to fill the prescriptions the day of, which is the preferred meth