We call the prescriber and talk to the office personnel. They verify that it is a valid prescription and that the doctor was "distracted" when she started writing the prescription (isn't that just what you want to hear about your brain surgeon -- that they're easily distracted?). She didn't want to start over with a new prescription blank because they cost a quarter.
This was a prescription from a "head and neck" surgeon's office. Now I admit I don't know much about the overhead of a surgeon's office, but I've heard that surgeons make pretty good money. Apparently that changed (no pun intended) because they're now very concerned about every quarter spent.
I think we need to start a fund called SAVE the SURGEONs. We need them to fix our brains and can't be without them. Things have obviously changed in the world of surgery, so I recommend we each send a quarter so that when they mess up on a prescription they can tear it up and start over. Please send a quarter to your local brain surgeon right away!