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If a compounding order calls for Flagyl 125mg bid x 7 days and only 500 mg tablets are available, how many tablets will it take to fill the order?
How much talc is needed for an order of 120 gm of the following compound:
Nupercainal ointment 4%, zinc oxide 20%, talc 2%?
A prescription calls for 200mg of a drug that you have in 10mg/15ml concentration. How many ml of the liquid do you need?
An IV requires the addition of 40 mEq potassium chloride (KCL). You have a vial of KCL at a concentration of 20mEq per 10ml. How many ml should be added?
If 200 grams of dextrose is ordered using a 50% dextrose solution, how many ml are needed?
A prescription calls for 0.36mg of a drug that you have in 50mcg/ml concentration. How many ml do you need?
The infusion rate of an IV is 300ml over 5 hours. What is the ml/minute rate?
An IV calls for administration of 1.5ml/minute of a solution for four hours. How much solution will be needed?
If a physician orders 25% dextrose 1000ml and all you have is 70% dextrose 1000ml, how much 70% dextrose and how much sterile water will be used?
70%-25%=45 parts water
25%-0%=25 parts 70% dextrose
45+25=70 parts total
25/70 x 1000ml= 357ml 70% dextrose
45/70 x 1000ml=643ml sterile water
If a physician orders 20% dextrose 1000ml and all you have is 70% dextrose 1000ml, how much 70% dextrose and how much sterile water will be used?
70%-20%=50 parts water
20%-0%=20 parts 70% dextrose
50+20=70 parts total
20/70 x 1000ml=286ml 70% dextrose
50/70 x 1000ml=714ml sterile water
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