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Which of the following is the most appropriate action to take?
A patient calls the pharmacy asking why his heart medication is white instead of the usual yellow color. Upon investigation, you learn that the prescription was filled with 0.25mg digoxin instead if 0.125mg strength



A. Tell the patient to cut the tablets in half and take one-half tablet daily
B. Ask the patient to bring the prescription back to the pharmacy so that you can secretly exchange it for the correct dose
C. Explain the situation to the pharmacist, correct the error and document the error per procedures
D. Prepare a new prescription with the 0.125mg strength and inform the patient that the pharmacists are solely responsible fro the accuracy of prescriptions

This question is part of PTCB Practice Exam quiz questions
Asked by Vtracy on Jun 16, 2018

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Answered on Jun 16, 2018

Explain the situation to the pharmacist, correct the error and document the error per procedures
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