4.5. Prescription Medication Label


 

 

Prescription labels will contain:

 

  • Generic and/or trade name of the medication.
  • Frequency & dosage of the medication.
  • Number of doses of medication that are in the package/container.
  • Number of times this medication may be refilled.
  • Possible food, drink, or other drug interactions
  • Special instructions (i.e. allergy warnings, possible side effects, etc.)
  • Name of prescribing licensed practitioner
  • Expiration date

 

 

  • Medication strength;
  • Dispensing date;
  • Directions for use;
  • A pharmacy that dispensed the medication;
  • Prescription number;
  • Equivalency statement (when the brand or medication name dispensed is different from the brand or medication name prescribed.