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 Finals Test 2

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 1 . The order is for 0.2 gram of sertraline (Zoloft). See Figure S.1, and determine how many tablets of this antidepressant drug equals 0.2 gram. tablet(s) of sertraline. 2 . The patient is to receive 1 milligram per minute of a solution ordered by the prescriber, which is 1 gram of lidocaine added to 500 milliliters of 5% D/W. Calculate the flow rate in microdrops per minute. µgtt/minute. 3 . The order reads: vitamin B12 2 mcg/kg IM. The patient weighs 114 pounds. How many milligrams of the vitamin equal this prescribed dose? mg of vitamin B12. 4 . The order reads: cimetidine 10 mg/kg po. The patient weighs 65 kilograms. The label on the bottle reads 300 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters contain the prescribed dose of this anti-ulcer agent? mL of cimetidine. 5 . The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, Rufin) has been prescribed for Mr. James. He is to receive 900 milligrams per day in divided doses or tid. Each tablet contains 0.3 gram of medication. How many tablets will you need for the daily prescribed dose? tab of ibuprofen. 6 . If a patient has an order for 0.075 gram of the tricyclic antidepressant imipramine pamoate (Tofranil) and each tablet contains 25 milligrams, how many tablets will you prepare for the patient? tablet(s) of Tofranil 7 . A child has a BSA of 1.2 square meters. The order is for 30 milligrams per square meter IV of the antihypertensive drug methyldopa (Aldomet). The vial reads 250 milligrams per 5 milliliters. How many milliliters will equal this prescribed dose? mL of methyldopa. 8 . The antineoplastic drug lomustine (CeeNU) is ordered for a child with a BSA of 1 square meter. The prescribed dose is 0.1 gram per square meter, and each tablet is labeled 100 milligrams. How many tablets equal this prescribed dose? tablet(s) of lomustine. 9 . The order reads: liothyronine sodium 0.1 mg po. Each tablet is labeled 50 micrograms. How many tablets will you administer? tablet(s) of liothyronine sodium. 10 . A child has an order for 1 milligram per kilogram of the diuretic furosemide (Lasix, Novosemide). The child weighs 40 kilograms. The tablets are 20 milligrams each. How many tablets will you prepare for this child? tablet(s) of furosemide. 11 . The usual dose of the antiviral drug acyclovir (Zovirax) is 0.25 gram per square meter, and the child’s BSA is 0.4 square meter. How many milliliters should you prepare for the child when the label on the vial reads 500 milligrams per 2 milliliters? mL of acyclovir. 12 . A child with a BSA of 1.04 square meters is to receive 175 milligrams per square meter po of the anticonvulsant drug Depakote. The label reads: 250 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters equal the prescribed dose? mL of Depokote. 13 . Read the label in Figure S.2 and calculate the milliliters required for the order: Timentin 3.1 g IVPB. mL 14 . The prescriber's order reads: Add 275 u Humulin R insulin to 500 mL 0.9% NS; infuse at rate of 10 u/h. Determine the flow rate and the amount of insulin that must be added to the 500 milliliters of 0.9% NS solution. Read the information on the label in Figure S.3. mL/hour. 15 . The prescriber has written an order for 20,000,000 u of Pfizerpen to be added to 1,000 milliliters of 5% D/W and infused in 24 hours. Reconstitute with 11.5 mL of diluent. Read the label in Figure S.4. How many milliliters of Pfizerpen will you add to the 1000 milliliters of 5% D/W? mL. 16 . Calculate the flow rate in question 15. gtt/minute. 17 . The prescriber ordered: atropine sulfate 0.2 mg IV push stat. Read the label in Figure S.17. How many milliliters will you administer to the patient? mL of atropine sulfate. 18 . The physician has ordered 0.15 gram po qid of aspirin. The scored tablets are 300 milligrams each. How many tablets equal 0.15 gram? tablet(s) of aspirin. 19 . You have an order for 200 milligrams of chloroprocaine HCl (Nesacaine) and a 2% solution. How many milliliters equal 200 milligrams? mL of Nesacaine. 20 . An IV preparation of 500 milligrams of lidocaine HCl (Xylocaine) in 250 milliliters of 5% D/W has been ordered at 0.2 milligram per kilogram per minute for a patient weighing 66 kilograms. If the drop factor is 10 drops per milliliter, what will be the flow rate in drops per minute? gtt/minute.

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