Tag: XRx

What is the meaning of Rx, Nrx and XRx?

This is related to pharmacology and pharmacy. Generally, prescriptions written by doctors have these symbols at the beginning. Rx It actually comes from the word ‘Recipere’, meaning prepare. In medieval times, pharmacists used to make drugs and doctors would just write down the components and amounts to be needed and send the patients to the pharmacists with the prescription. The… Read more →