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How many colchicine tablets each containing 600 mcg may be prepared from 30 g of colchincine?
50,000 tablets
30 g x 1,000,000 - 30,000,000mcg / 600 mcg
The prescriber ordered atropine sulfate 0.2 mg SC q6h prn. What is the equivalent dose in micrograms?
200 mcg
0.2 mg x 1000
The physician has ordered Coumadin 5 mg to be taken on Mon, Wed, and Fri. On Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun, the patient is to receive 2 1/2 mg. How many milligrams will the patient take in 1 week?
25 mg
5 mg x 3 days; 2 1/2 mg x 4 days
The prescriber ordered 0.05 mg of Sandostatin PO, a hormone. How many micrograms are in this dose?
50 mcg
0.05 mg x 1000
How many milligrams are in one tablet of Nitrostat 1/150 gr?
0.4 mg
1 gr is 65 mg 65 mg/1gr = xmg/ 1/150 gr
How many milliliters of aminophylline injection containing 250 mg in each 10 mL should be used in filling a medication order calling for 15 mg of aminophylline?
0.6 mL
250 mg / 10 mL = 15 mg/ X mL
The dose of a drug is 500 mcg/kg of body weight. How many milligrams should be given to a child weighing 55 lb.
12.5 mg
55 / 2.2 x 500 mcg / 1000
A dose of antacid is 1 tbsp. How many doses can be prepared from a pint bottle?
32 doses
1 Tbsp = 15 mL 1 pt = 480 mL
15 mL/1 dose = 480 mL / X doses
You are to prepare a dose of 300 mg and the tablets are available in 75-mg strength. How many tablets will the pharmacist need to dispense if the patient is to take 300 mg bid for 1 week?
56 tablets
75 mg dose/1 tablet = 300 mg dose / X tablets = 4
4 x 2 x 7
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If a 3-year-old child weighing 33 lb accidentally ingested 20 81-mg aspirin tablets, how much aspirin did the child ingest on a milligram per kilogram basis?
108 mg/kg
33/ 2.2 = 15 kg 20 x 81mg/tab = 1620 mg
1620 mg/15 kg = X mg / 1 kg
If a child is 4 years old and the adult dose of medication is 100 mg, how much medication should the child receive?
25 mg
4 / 4+12 X 100 mg Young's rule
If a child is 36 months old and the adult dose is 250 mg, how much medication should the child receive?
50 mg
36 mo / 12 mo/ year = 3 year or 3 / 3+12 x 250 mg
Young's rule
If a child weighs 45 lb and the adult dose is 50 mg, how much medication should the child receive?
15 mg
45/150 x 50 mg Clarks Rule
If a child weighs 50 lb and the adult dose is 1 tbsp, how many milliliters should the child receive?
5 mL
50 / 150 X 15 mL Clark's Rule
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