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Rx symbolizes prayer to the god of medicine-Jupiter

in Latin it means "recipe-take thou",i.e., 'take it in the name of god"

It is always written in upper left corner of prescription page.

The National Drug store chain:"Rexall"originated in 1904 by Louis K. Liggett.

The name was derived from the words 'Rx to all' or "pharmacy care to all' -T.P.

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What does the symbol Rx at the beginning of a prescription mean?


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What is the website CanadaPharmacy about?

The website CanadaPharmacy is an online pharmacy based in Canada, which allows (uninsured) people from the USA to order both Rx and non-Rx medicications.

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Where did Rx originate?

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Does Rx stand for any god in mythology?

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