After 3 hours the pharmacy called the physician

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After 3 hours, the pharmacy called the physician asking about the prescription. The pharmacist 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. 1. In which stage of the medication process did this error occur?
2. If the pharmacist had dispensed the original prescription to the patient, which stage of the medication process would this error involve?
3. What are some other brand names for azithromycin?
4. From your textbook, list valid methods that could be utilized to help reduce the number of medication errors that occur. 1
“Mr. Alldredge” Case Study Pre-Assignment Answer Sheet 5. What category of Medication error would this scenario fall under?
6. What is the specific drug classification of azithromycin?
7. What types of patients would benefit from azithromycin?
8. Use of azithromycin can cause which particular lab values to be elevated?
9. Jenny has a hypersensitivity to erythromycin. Is it OK to give her azithromycin?
10. Adverse reactions in adult patients occurred most frequently in which body system?
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“Mr. Alldredge” Case Study Pre-Assignment Answer Sheet 11. How much water should you add to this packet of azithromycin?
12. Is this label for azithromycin a child’s dosage or an adult’s? Child
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“Mr. Alldredge” Case Study Pre-Assignment Answer Sheet 4

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