Francesca, a woman in her mid-thirties, has come to the pharmacy to ask for some Phenergan (promethazine) 10 mg tablets to manage her allergic rhinitis. She has used promethazine in the past and it worked well, so this is what she always uses now. She is not taking any other medicines, has no other known medical conditions, and is not pregnant or breastfeeding. How would you respond to Francesca’s request?
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Competencies (2016) addressed: 1.1.3, 1.3.2, 1.5.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.2, 3.2.5, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.5.1.
Competencies (2010) addressed: 1.1.2, 1.2.1, 1.5.2, 6.1.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3, 7.1.4, 7.2.2, 7.3.1, 7.3.2.
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