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dani in Blacksburg, Virginia 74 months ago 
ohio in Mason, Ohio said: 10 Tabs Hi! Can someone show me how to get this answer? Thanks :) 
Lester in Los Angeles, California 74 months ago 
dani in Blacksburg, Virginia said: How many 200mg tablets would be required to make .5 liters of a 1:250 solution? xmg/500ml=1000mg/250ml x=2000mg 2000mg divide 200mg=10 10 tblets 
dani in Vinton, Virginia 74 months ago 
Thank you. :) 
donna in Jonesborough, Tennessee 74 months ago 
How many ml of a 20% solution should be added to 50 ml of a 40% solution to obtain a 25% solution? please show how to get answer if anyone knows. 
Gatorbob in Sebring, Florida 74 months ago 
donna in Jonesborough, Tennessee said: How many ml of a 20% solution should be added to 50 ml of a 40% solution to obtain a 25% solution? Name
Name
Name
 50.00 ml ( 20000.00 mg)
Hope this helps 
Linda Thompson in Tyler, Texas 74 months ago 
I really need help solving this problem and show me the formula on how you get the answer

Jessica in Concord, California 74 months ago 
During the middle of my final my tutot left, can you helkp me 
Pufik in Santa Ana, California 73 months ago 
Ok, 1cc = 1ml , 1000 cc = 1000 ml 1000 ml (1h) 60 gtt

DORIS SANTAN in Los Angeles, California 73 months ago 
OK THNKS HERES A ANOTHER THE ORDER READS PENICILLIN G 200,000U I.M THE VIAL PENICILLLIN G 250,000 U PER mL. How much should I give? 
DORIS SANTANA in Los Angeles, California 73 months ago 
HOW DO I WORK IN THIS PROBLEM WITH A FRACTION ORDER: 1500 mL 2 1/2% D5W IV for 12 h

Pufik in Santa Ana, California 73 months ago 
200.000 250.000

Nohemi contreras in Santa Monica, California 73 months ago 
order: penicillin 400,000 U IM q,3h
my answer is 0.4mL i dont know if its right ... 
Pufik in Santa Ana, California 73 months ago 
yes i think you are right. 
pam in Los Angeles, California 67 months ago 
i need help finding out the weight of fluids on the iv bags, how do you do it? 
pam in Los Angeles, California 67 months ago 
i need help finding the weight of fluids in the iv bags, what is the formula? 
Dnorth in Pocahontas, Iowa 64 months ago 
I am looking to get how to get the answer, not the answer to the following:
Also I need to convert apothecary units: 30 gr = _______ounce and
convert household measurements: 10 ml = ______tsp 
lalala in West Covina, California 64 months ago 
Dnorth in Pocahontas, Iowa said: I am looking to get how to get the answer, not the answer to the following: first problem

lalala in West Covina, California 64 months ago 
holy crap it messed up all of my spacing. ugh 
lalala in West Covina, California 64 months ago 
Dnorth in Pocahontas, Iowa said: I am looking to get how to get the answer, not the answer to the following: alright here's an easier way, skipping all the background and work.

Dnorth in Pocahontas, Iowa 64 months ago 
Thank you for your help. I am just getting started as a pharmacy tech & hope to get certified in the next couple of months. Appreciate all the help and any suggestions. 
Lou in Overland Park, Kansas 64 months ago 
Gatorbob in Sebring, Florida said: Name How did you figure out the 150ml and the 200 ml. 50ml is the only volume given  how did you figure a final volume to divide the parts into and then multiply parts by the volume? Could you explain this  I'm not getting it. Thanks Lou 
Keri 63 months ago 
if 750 ml of a 2% solutionis diluted by 40% of its volume, what is the new concentration in mg/ml? 
MorganR in Los Angeles, California 59 months ago 
I am searching for the equation to use to dilute a solution of 40 mg/ml to make a solution of 5mg/ml I have a 30ml vial of Saline and a 5ml vial of Kenalog 40mg/ml I need to end with a 30ml vial of Kenalog 5mg/ml Does anyone have the equation I should use to calculate my answer?

MorganR in Los Angeles, California 59 months ago 
oops...sorry for the repeat... 
MorganR in Los Angeles, California 59 months ago 
ok, fog lifted...figured it out. 
teresa in Reno, Nevada 59 months ago 
i need help rx prolixin 4mg/5ml concentrate # sig: 6mg po tid x 90 days how many mlsof the drug is required per dose? how many mls of the drug is required per day? how many mls of the drug is required for the entire treament? 
cpht in Lockport, Illinois 59 months ago 
teresa in Reno, Nevada said: i need help rx prolixin 4mg/5ml concentrate # sig: 6mg po tid x 90 days how many mlsof the drug is required per dose? how many mls of the drug is required per day? how many mls of the drug is required for the entire treament? Prolixin is a antipsychotic drug. Dr. is prescribing the drug in liquid form so we will need to figure out how many ml's is 6mg from the sig provided. 4mg = 5ml
{So 7.5ml equals 6mg of the drug} Per dose: 7.5ml
Entire treatment: 22.5ml x 90 days= 2025ml (that is alot of liqiuid medication) Crystal Zamudio, CPhT

cpht in Lockport, Illinois 59 months ago 
teresa in Reno, Nevada said: i need help rx prolixin 4mg/5ml concentrate # sig: 6mg po tid x 90 days how many mlsof the drug is required per dose? how many mls of the drug is required per day? how many mls of the drug is required for the entire treament? Prolixin is a antipsychotic drug. Dr. is prescribing the drug in liquid form so we will need to figure out how many ml's is 6mg from the sig provided. 4mg = 5ml
{So 7.5ml equals 6mg of the drug} Per dose: 7.5ml
Entire treatment: 22.5ml x 90 days= 2025ml (that is alot of liqiuid medication) Crystal Zamudio, CPhT

Roe Stubs in Wylie, Texas 53 months ago 
DORIS SANTAN in Los Angeles, California said: I NEED HELP PLZ SOMEONE!!! gtt/mim= 1hr/60min 1000ml/10hrs60gtt/ml=you first multiply all numbers at the top= 1x1000x60=60000, then multiply all at the bottom=60x10=600. Then divide the top number by the bottom number=60000/600=100 drops/min 
Peter in London, United Kingdom 52 months ago 

Traci in Fairmont, West Virginia 52 months ago 
How many mLs of a syrup containing 85% of sucrose should be mixed with 150mL of a 60% sucrose syrup to make a syrup containing 80% sucrose? Please help! 
im lost in London, United Kingdom 51 months ago 
Referring to the empirical formulae represnted below,derive the ferrous iron content of the compounds yourself. Do your calculation match the iron content table ( this can find from Bnf, if you have bnf 61 theb page 577)
Ferrous fumarate c4H2FeO4 
vipan in Ahmadabad, India 51 months ago 
if the dose of the drug given to the rat is 8mg in 0.1ml.i prepared 8mg/ml . but i cannot understand how 8mg/ml is converted to 8mg in 0.1 ml? pls sir reply me 
Crystal Allen in Tucson, Arizona 51 months ago 
Based on the IV order, calculate:
Drug available: 1g powder vial. Directions read: For IM use, dilute with 2.5 mL for a concentration of 330mg/mL. For IV use, dilute with 9.5 mL for a concentration of 100 mg/mL or dilute with 4.5 mL for a concentration of 200 mg/mL 500mg IVPB q12h

Liza in Grand Rapids, Michigan 51 months ago 
I need some help with knowing the steps to solving the following problem. How many capsules are needed to prepare 30ml of 1% clindamycin hydrochloride solution if each capsule containes 150mg of clindamycin hyrdochloride? Thank you very much! 
dani in Burnaby, British Columbia 51 months ago 
C1V1=C2V2 
J in Stockton, California 50 months ago 
still new at this so forgive me.

J in Stockton, California 50 months ago 
I'm still new at this so please bare w/ me. I have the answer but don't know how to get the answer. The question is: You receive the foll prescription: Megace Susp 60mg bid; and the product available is 40mg/mL in a 240mL container. How long will this bottle last the patient? I've tried the DODA method and still cant the answer which is supposedly 80days. Can someone help me please? 
Rph in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 50 months ago 
J in Stockton, California said: I'm still new at this so please bare w/ me. I have the answer but don't know how to get the answer. The question is: You receive the foll prescription: Megace Susp 60mg bid; and the product available is 40mg/mL in a 240mL container. How long will this bottle last the patient? I've tried the DODA method and still cant the answer which is supposedly 80days. Can someone help me please? Answer: 60mg BID=120mg/day

samuel Boucher in Chandler, Arizona 50 months ago 
I am trying to figure this problem. I have to dilute 1g of powder to 330 mg/ml and give a 600 mg dose. I need to know how much diltent to add, how much to withdraw and what size syringe to use. I have never used or do I have a needle to know what size. I can problaby figure out the diluent to add 
rt in Portofspain, Trinidad and Tobago 49 months ago 
how many grams of yellow mercuric oxide must be added to 30g of 1% yellow mercuric oxide ointment to prepare a 5% ointment. 
Brooke in Gallatin, Missouri 47 months ago 
i need help solving this problem...i dont even know how to set it up..if someone could please explain how i get this answer that would be wonderful..thanks how many 500mg metronidazole tablest will be needed to compound 150ml of 3% meronidazole suspension? 
Rak in Mendham, New Jersey 47 months ago 
Brooke in Gallatin, Missouri said: i need help solving this problem...i dont even know how to set it up..if someone could please explain how i get this answer that would be wonderful..thanks 3% is 3 gm in 100 ml i.e 3000 mg in 100 ml how much in 150 ml x X 100 = 3000 x 150 x = 4500 mg 1 tab = 500 mg
y = 4500 divided by 500 y = 9 tabs 
koolrvr31 in Wichita, Kansas 46 months ago 
PLEASE HELP 1. The following formula is to make a total of 50 gelcaps. How much of each ingredient is needed to make only 10 gelcaps? Formula: caffeine 0.6 g aspirin 2.0 g inert ingredient 0.25 g I have done this assignment 3 different ways and still get it wrong. I am taking the pharmacy tech course through an online school and have gotten zero help or responses from my emails. II want to understand where I am going wrong. thank you in advance 
koolrvr31 in Wichita, Kansas 46 months ago 
koolrvr31 in Wichita, Kansas said: PLEASE HELP Also, I know this is an aligation problem and thought I understand how to plug the numbers, but its not working out 
Carebear in Warsaw, Indiana 46 months ago 
The doctor writes a prescription for an insufflation for 500 mg of Amoxicillin for an adult. The active ingredient Amoxicillin is combined with a medium of Calcium Carbonate. There is a 1:3 ratio of Amoxicillin to Calcium Carbonate. The same insufflation needs to be created for an infant; the total weight of the new insuffulation is 300 mg. What is weight of Calcium Carbonate for the new insuffulation and what is the weight of Amoxicillin for the new insuffulation? What is the simple wayto convert 222mcg into ml??? 
Rak in Mendham, New Jersey 46 months ago 
Carebear in Warsaw, Indiana said: The doctor writes a prescription for an insufflation for 500 mg of Amoxicillin for an adult. The active ingredient Amoxicillin is combined with a medium of Calcium Carbonate. There is a 1:3 ratio of Amoxicillin to Calcium Carbonate. The same insufflation needs to be created for an infant; the total weight of the new insuffulation is 300 mg. What is weight of Calcium Carbonate for the new insuffulation and what is the weight of Amoxicillin for the new insuffulation? One way is , Let the aamount of amoxicillin be x, then Calcium carbonate is 3x therefore x + 3x = 300 mg 4x = 300 mg
Let me know if this answer is correct. If not i will try with another method. 
Rak in Mendham, New Jersey 46 months ago 
koolrvr31 in Wichita, Kansas said: PLEASE HELP Hi pls tell me what the answer, if you dont have , its fine.

mirandalrose in Seminole, Oklahoma 45 months ago 
A physician writes an order for a patient to receive KCl 40 mEq/1 L NS @ 80 ml/hr. What amount of KCl will the patient receive per hour? 
Rak in Mendham, New Jersey 45 months ago 
mirandalrose in Seminole, Oklahoma said: A physician writes an order for a patient to receive KCl 40 mEq/1 L NS @ 80 ml/ hr . What amount of KCl will the patient receive per hour? Snce KCL is administered 80 ml in 1 hr hence for 1 l i.e 1000 ml will be given every 12.5 hrs 40 mEq = 12.5 hrs

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