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# Dosage Calculations

This activity contains 7 questions.

## How many ml of medication will the nurse need to administer a dose of Amoxicillin 125 mg? It is available as Amoxicillin 250 mg/5ml.

 4 ml 3 ml 5 ml 2.5 ml

## How many tablets will the nurse need to administer a dose of Deltasone 20 mg? It is available as Deltasone 5 mg/tab.

 3 tabs 4 tabs 5 tabs 2 tabs

## The physician has ordered PCN 1,000,000 units IM. It is available as PCN 3,000,000 units/ml. How many ml will the nurse administer?

 0.33 ml 0.5 ml 0.35 ml 0.4 ml

## How many ml will the nurse need to administer a 0.27 mg dose of isoproterenol that is available as 0.2 mg/ml?

 0.5 ml 1.4 ml 0.75 ml 2 ml

## How many tablets will the nurse need to administer a 50 mg dose of allopurinol? It is available as allopurinol 100 mg/tab.

 1 tab 4 tabs ½ tab 2 tabs

## A patient weighs 100 Kg. The physician's order reads: 5 mg/Kg/day. How many milligrams will this patient receive?

 750 mg 250 mg 50 mg 500 mg

## A physician orders a medication to be administered every four hours. The total daily dose of this medication is 120 mg. How many milligrams of medication are in each dose?

 12 mg 30 mg 40 mg 20 mg