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Question:

A prescriber writes the following order: "Take one Zoloft tablet by mouth daily." What order instructions are missing from this prescription?

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Explaination

Prescribers should write complete instructions to include the drug name, route, strength, frequency, quantity, and directions for use. In this case, the dose of Zoloft was omitted, which could contribute to a medication error if the incorrect dose was dispensed or administered.