Another example of why e-prescribing will not take over the world...
Nystatin sus 100,000 units/ml
swish and swallow 4-6 ml four times daily
Congratulations, you can read the prescribing information for this drug! At this point you're as skilled as a monkey (you know, the one that fills all of your prescriptions overnight, allowing you to call in an rx at 2 in the AM and expect it to be ready when the gates are opened).
Now, let's see if your degree can help you apply this knowledge...
4-6 ml.... Yeah, that's the recommended adult dose, but did you LOOK at the population you're prescribing this to? If I write this on the bottle the patient will be back with an empty bottle in three days because they thought that a ml is a teaspoon, or worse, tablespoon. (And for laypeople out there, 1 teaspoon=5ml.) Just write one teaspoonful!
But it gets better, because since you only wrote for 60 ml, they WILL be back in three days. I really hope you don't think it will a day for this to clear up, but sadly I know you wrote 60 ml because, oh, in the prescribing information this is available as a 60ml bottle (for infants!). What? you actually wanted your patient to be on this for one week? Well it's a good thing I called to cover your ass.