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Drug dosage math

by mary
(kentucky)

amoxicillin 125mg/5ml sig 1/2 tsp tid x 10 days qs. What package size would you dispense? (please explain in detail)

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Total Quantity to be Dispensed
by: Ann

1 tsp = 5mL

so 2.5mL tid 10days
2.5*3*10= 75mL to be dispensed

drug calculation
by: Anonymous

There is 10mg of medication for every 5 mls in the bottle. The total volume in the bottle is 50 mls. What is the total amount of mg in the bottle?

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by: Ana

Drug calculations by Anonymous
There is 10mg of medication for every 5 mls in the bottle. The total volume in the bottle is 50 mls. What is the total amount of mg in the bottle?
If there is 10mg/5ml = 2mg/ml
1 bottle = 50ml
2mg x 50ml = 100 mg per bottle

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