Be sure to answer in numbers only (use decimals when necessary).Note: Question number 4 requires a yes or no answer.
The order is 2.5 milligrams per kilogram of a drug for a patient weighing 68 kilograms. Each capsule contains 50 milligrams. How many capsules would you administer to the patient? capsule(s).
The order reads as follows: delavirdine 220 mg/m2. How many tablets of this antiviral drug will you administer if each tablet contains 400 mg? The patient is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 150 lb? (Use the formula to approximate the BSA.) tablet(s).
A patient has been prescribed 0.01 gram bid of a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant, methylphenidate hydrochloride (Ritalin). If each tablet contains 10 milligrams, how many tablets equal 0.01 gram? tablet(s).
Aminophylline (Phyllocontin) is frequently ordered for patients with chronic obstructive disease specifically, bronchial asthma. The usual dosage is 600 milligrams po qid. Your patients order is 0.6 gram po qid. Is this an appropriate dosage for this patient? .
The prescriber ordered the following: elixir of digoxin 250 mcg po qd. The label reads 0.5 milligram per milliliter. How many milliliters would you administer to the patient? mL.
The order reads thyroid 16.25 mg/m2. If each tablet contains 32.5 mg, how many tablets would you administer to a patient who is 164 cm tall and weighs 94 kg? (Use the nomogram to approximate the BSA.) tablet(s).
The BSA of the patient is 2.13 m2. The physician ordered indinavir (Crixivan) 375 mg/m2. How many capsules would you administer if the label reads 0.25 g per capsule? capsule(s).
Your patient must receive 1.4 milligrams per kilogram of the antihypertensive drug metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor). The drug is available in the form of 50 mg tablets. If your patient weighs 72 kilograms, how many tablets will you administer? tablets.
The prescriber ordered 200 milligrams po bid of indomethacin (Indocin), an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The capsules are labeled 0.05 gram. How many capsules equal the prescribed dosage? capsule(s).
The order for Indocin in Problem 9 has been changed to 3 milligrams per kilogram per day. The patient weighs 50 kilograms. How many milligrams equal this dosage? mg.
The order reads as follows: tolazamide 0.25 g po qd. Each tablet contains 250 milligrams. How many tablets of this antidiabetic agent will you administer to the patient? tablet(s).
A patient has been prescribed 1.5 grams po of diflunisal (Dolobid). How many tablets of this anti-inflammatory drug will you administer if each tablet is labeled 500 milligrams? tablet(s).
The order reads as follows: Lotensin 0.01 g po. If the label indicates that each tablet contains 5 mg, calculate the number of tablets you would administer. tablet(s).