Brooke Huntley, Week 2, Elements of a Drug Label

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Elements of a Drug Label Brooke Huntley HCP/210 05/26/2011 Dr. Victoria McGhee
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Five requirements on a prescription label are: pharmacy name and address; serial number (Rx Number); date to fill; expiration date; and prescriber's name. Five requirements on a OTC label are: the product's name; the name and address of the manufacturer; distributer, re-packer; the established name of all active ingredients and the quantities of certain other ingredients; the net contents; and required cautions and warnings. Five requirements on a Manufactured drug label are: it's established name and quantity of each active ingredient; statement of new quantity; statement of usual dosage; federal legend; and route of administration. There are three requirement's that are similar to all three labels. Those are: name and address of the manufacturer; adequate directions for use; and required cautions and warnings. There prescription label and manufacturer drug label have a couple of similar requirements.
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Unformatted text preview: These are: an expiration date and number of some type like serial or control number. The OTC label and manufacturer drug label have a couple of similarities as well. These are: the established name of all active ingredients and the name of any habit-forming drug contained in the formula. There are three requirements that are different to all three labels. For the prescription labels they are date of fill , patients name, and prescribers name that are different. For the OTC label the products name, the net contents, and the name of any habit-forming drug contained in the formula are different. For the manufacturer label the statement of new quantity, the federal ledged, and route of administration are different than other two labels. The only reason a prescription drug would not have a name on the label is because it is a misbranded drug. A misbranding focused on the representations made by the manufacturer....
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