After 3 hours, the pharmacy called the physician asking about the prescription.
said that the dosage he wrote for the azithromycin prescription was for a child, but that Mr.
Alldredge was 40 years old.
The physician corrected the dosage and Mr. Alldredge received the
correct azithromycin dosage.
In which stage of the medication process did this error occur?
If the pharmacist had dispensed the original prescription to the patient, which stage of
the medication process would this error involve?
What are some other brand names for azithromycin?
From your textbook, list valid methods that could be utilized to help reduce the number
of medication errors that occur.