# teaspoon to mL conversion

by Gabriela
(Oroville)

A patient was prescribed the following the following as part of asthma therapy :
Rx: Albuterol 2mg/5mL
Disp: 120 mL
Sig: 1.5 tsp po bid
Based on the dosage directions, how much of the drug will the patient receive daily ?
A. 15mg
B. 6mg
C. 12mg
D. 3mg

### Comments for teaspoon to mL conversion

 Use Proportion Math by: Ann 1) Convert tsp to mL 1 tsp = 5mL 2) So, each dosage is 7.5mL And, BID (2x a day) = 15mL 3) Equate with your solution 2mg - - - X ----- = ------ 5mL - - 15mL

 Teaspoon to ml conversion by: micneme 2mg/5ml=x/15mlX=6mgProportion Math Different view:2mg - - -X---- = ------5mL - - 15mL

 so how by: Anonymous How did you get 7.5

 Convert 1.5 tsp to ml by: Anonymous 1 tsp = 5 ml.5 tsp = 2.5 mlSo (all in all) 7.5 ml

 Daily Dosage! by: Nicole Rx: Albuterol 2mg/5mLDisp: 120 mLSig: 1.5 tsp po biddaily dose ------------------per sig: 1.5 tsp po bidtrans: take 1.5 tsp by mouth twice a day. 1.5 *2 = 3 tsp a day1 tsp = 5 ml5 ml * 3 = 15 mlRx: Albuterol 2 mg/5ml2mg*3 = 6mganswer is 6mg a day

 get x by: Anonymous Ann, once you set up the math how did you get X?

 conversion by: Anonymous 2mg of medication in each tsp or 5cc of water so 1 1/2 tsp would be 3cc. Bid would = 6mg of medication qd.

 Make it simple by: Anonymous Easy as this : 1.5 tsp means 7.5 ml * 2 = 15 ml , 2 mg in 5 ml so total = 6 mg