Converting Dosages to Doses

Converting Dosages to Doses - 10mg/2 capsules, 10mg : 1...

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Converting Dosages to Doses 2.) Dilantin 100mg/0.5ml, 25 x 2 = 100 x X, X = 100 2 25 x = ml 5 . 0 2 1 100 50 = = 3.) ciprofloxacin 250mg/2 tablets, x 500 1 250 = , 1 x 500 = 500, 250 x X = 500, X = 2 4.) Lanox 0.25mg/0.005 tablets, 1 25 125 . 0 = x , 1 x 0.125 = 0.125, 25 x X = 0.125, X = 0.005 Test your knowledge problems 7, 8, & 10 in text 7.) mexiletine (Mexitil) 150mg/2 tablets, 150mg : 1 tab :: 300mg : x, 1 x 300 = 300 2 150 300 = tablets 8.) Prilosec-Dr
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Unformatted text preview: 10mg/2 capsules, 10mg : 1 capsule :: 20mg : x, 1x 20 = 20 2 10 20 = capsules 10.) Vistaril 25mg/2 ml, 25mg : 5ml :: 10mg : x, 5 x 10 = 50 2 25 50 = ml Understanding the distinction between the dosage and a dose is important because: The dosage is what is needed to meet the prescription requirement and the dose is the measured on hand weight or form of the drug. The two may be different and then a conversion is necessary....
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