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Patient Case #1

KS is a 28-year-old male patient who recently immigrated to the United States and has limited English proficiency. He was seen in urgent care today for an upper respiratory tract infection. He was prescribed Augmentin 875/125 orally twice daily for 10 days. He is now coming into the pharmacy to pick up his prescription.

Patient Case #2

HW is a 37-year-old patient recently diagnosed with hypertension and was prescribed hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg po daily. S/he typically uses traditional Chinese medicine for health concerns and is not sure about whether Western medicine will work and is safe.

Patient Case #3

Option 1: AA is a 35-year-old male patient who was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and prescribed glipizide 5 mg po qday. The patient is concerned about how fasting during Ramadan will impact his medication. Option 2: AA is a 35-year-old female patient who was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and prescribed glipizide 5 mg po qday. The patient is Hindu and usually fasts on Mondays. She is concerned about how fasting will impact her medication.

Patient Case #4

ST is a 43-year-old male patient prescribed several new medications for his recent HIV diagnosis. Although he comes to pick up his prescription, he mentions he is hesitant to take them because he does not believe he has HIV. Before he left his home country, his neighbor placed a curse on him and so he believes that is the only reason the tests came back positive.

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