HCP220_Converting Dosages to Doses CheckPoint

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Converting Dosages to Doses CheckPoint 2. Ordered: Dilantin 25mg IV q8h On hand: Dilantin 100mg/2 ml ampule Amount to administer: 0.5 ml every 8 hours ; x=0.5 ml 3. Ordered: ciproflaoxacin 500 mg p.o. q12h Oh hand: ciprofloxacin 250 mg tablets Amount to administer: 2-250 mg tabs by mouth every 12 hours (total 4 tabs); 250 x 2=500 4. Ordered: Lanoxin 0.125 mg p.o. q.i.d. On hand: Lanox in 0.25 mg tablets Amount to administer: ½ tab by mouth 4 times a day (total 2 tabs); 0.125 x 2=0.25 7. Ordered: Mexiletine (Mexitil) 300 mg q8h
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Unformatted text preview: On hand: Mexiletine (Mexitil) 150 mg per tablet Amount to administer: 2-150 mg tabs every 8 hours (total 8 tabs); 150 x 2=300 8. Ordered: Prilosec-Dr 20 mg p.o. q.d. On hand: Prilosec-Dr 10 mg capsules Amount to administer: 2-10 mg capsules by mouth every day (total 2 capsules); 10 x 2=20 10. Ordered: Vistaril 10 mg p.o. q.i.d. On hand: Vistaril 25 mg per 5 ml Label: 120ml Amount to administer: 2 ml by mouth 4 times daily; 25mg/5ml 5 = 5mg/ml...
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