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Testosterone Injection

by Sonny

A physician wrote a prescription for testosterone cypionate 200 mg/mL solution with the instructions to inject 0.75 mL intramuscularly once every two weeks. How many grams of the drug will the patient inject over the course of one year?

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Dimensional analysis
by: Anonymous

Each dose:
0.75 mL X (200 mg/1 mL) = 150 mg

When taken every other week in the 52-week year:
26 doses X (150 mg/dose)
= 3900 mg
= 3.6 grams

by: Anonymous

Oops, meant 3.9 grams!

by: Anonymous

Should be 3.9g

by: Anonymous

3.6g in a year or in 12 months.

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