Guide to Cap Colors and Commonly Prescribed Drugs

Have you ever been in clinic and suddenly lost the simplest of knowledge, like what the cap colors of certain drugs represent? Well fear no more! We have created a very simplified chart of some of the most commonly prescribed drugs and their cap colors. So the next time your patient comes in telling you they have a blue cap at home, you can make an educated guess about what medication your patient might be taking.

cap colours - drugs

This is just a preview of what is to come. Up next is a guide for ophthalmic pharmacology providing you with the most common drugs, their uses, dosing, mechanisms of action, and systemic and ocular adverse reactions! Stay tuned!


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