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May 21, 2017

Overwhelmed Pharmacy Technician

Overwhelmed Pharmacy Technician - 6 Key Steps to Manage Overwhelmed Feelings

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May 20, 2017

Convert 418MG to Grams Using the Ratio-Proportion Method

Convert the following units by using the ratio-proportion method. 418 mg = _____ g

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May 20, 2017

Air Force Pharmacy Technician 4POX1

Air Force Pharmacy Technician 4POX1: Requirements, Training/Basic School, Mandatory Knowledge,

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May 20, 2017

Army Pharmacy Technician 68Q or Pharmacy Specialist

Army Pharmacy Technician - The Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) that covers a Pharmacy Technician is 68Q or Pharmacy Specialist.

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May 19, 2017

Dispensing Word Problems, including Weight Based Dosing Question

1) If the dose of a medication is 30mg/kg/day in four divided doses; what is each dose for a 205 pound patient. ( use 2.2lb/kg and note there are 4 doses

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May 17, 2017

Apothecaries System

Apothecaries System of Weights and Measures for Pharmacy Technicians

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May 07, 2017

How much Dextrose 70% do you need to make 1 Liter of Dextrose 50%?

You need to make 1 liter of a 50% Dextrose solution. The only Dextrose in stock is Dextrose 70%. How much 70% do you need to add to sterile water to

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May 06, 2017

Best Practices For The Assertive Pharm Tech E-Book

Best Practices For The Assertive Pharm Tech E-Book

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Apr 27, 2017

What is the Days Supply for "1 TSP PO BID", 240ML?

give 1 tsp PO bid Disp: 240ml What is the days’ supply of this suspension?

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Apr 27, 2017

IV Math Calculation: How many MLs of reconstituted Penicillin per dose?

A manufacturer supplies penicillin in dry powder form that must be dissolved before use. A 20,000,000 unit vial of penicillin can be reconstituted with

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Apr 27, 2017

Pharmacy Technology Instructor

I have conflicting information in regards to the DAW Code 0 and students are preparing for The PTCB. Please reiterate for me.

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Apr 21, 2017

How do you figure the days supply for a liquid (syrup) medication?

120ML: 10ml every 8 hours how many days supply is that?

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Apr 16, 2017

Day Supply Question: 3/4 tablet every 6 hours-#35

3/4 of a tablet every 6 hours with #35 quantity is how many days worth?

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Apr 16, 2017

Syurp

120 no 10ml every 8 hours how many days supply is that?

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Apr 13, 2017

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Apr 02, 2017

Days Supply

This page discusses how to calculate Days Supply for Pharmacy Technicians. You divide the maximum amount of medication used daily by the total amount of medication.

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Apr 01, 2017

Pharmacy Dosage Forms

This page defines and discusses common Pharmacy Dosage Forms

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Mar 31, 2017

What do DPC and RACKS mean at Rite Aid?

I'm working with Rite Aid in the pharmacy and they couldn't tell me what DPC stands for in their Nexgen program, also I need to know what RACKS means.

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Mar 29, 2017

pharmacy tech

How do u calculate day supply for coumadin rx example coumadin 5mg take 1 po qd except mon. & fri. take 1/2 tab. #30

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Mar 29, 2017

1/3 NS prepared from 23.4% NS: How much mL of NS and SWI?

A liter of 1/3 NS is to be prepared from 23.4% concentrated sodium chloride solution and sterile water for injection. How many mL of each are to be used?

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Mar 29, 2017

Ratio/Concentration: 983mg in 250ml bag - 783mg is needed, how much volume do I remove?

I have 983mg in a 250 ml bag I need 783mg how much volume do I remove?

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Mar 29, 2017

Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Example 1: A 17 year old male, hospitalized with a diagnosis that my son dealt with 4 years ago. I make the comment, poor guy, my son went through that.

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Mar 29, 2017

Day Supply: Take 1 tab TID #100

Take 1 tab tid dispense #100 Refills 2

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Mar 19, 2017

ratio, stock, stock solution

How much of a 1:1000 stock is needed to make 360 ml of a 1:2400 solution?

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Mar 19, 2017

Percentage Strength Volume in Volume Dilution Pharmacy Math Question

I am a math idiot and I'm sure this is probably an easy question but here it is. What is the percent strength of a solution that is made by adding 200mL

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Mar 16, 2017

Proportion Pharmacy Math Question using 70% Dextrose and Tic-Tac-Toe Board

You need 50 mL of 5% dextrose for a patient. You have 70% dextrose 1000 mL on hand. How much concentrate will you need? How much diluent?

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Mar 15, 2017

How Many MLs of Diluent Needed in this Question?

You have been asked to prepare 20 mL of a drug dilution of 50 mg/mL from a stock solution of 2 g/5 mL. How many milliliters of diluent will be needed?

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Mar 15, 2017

Ratio/Dilution Question: Order for 380ml of 0.5% dextrose and sterile water

You receive an order for 380 ml of 0.5% dextrose solution. You have 1500 L of 5% dextrose solution, how much of the 5% solution and sterile water will

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Feb 23, 2017

A Suspension contains 2400mg of Drug in 1000ml. Final Product Volume?

A suspension contains 2400 mg of active drug in 1000 ml. What is the percentage of drug in the final product?

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Feb 23, 2017

How Many Fluid Ounces in Three Pints?

3 pints = how many fluid ounces?

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Feb 23, 2017

Dog Food - Kibbles to Bits Ratio - Alligation Question

Asha's dog, Blue, will only eat food that contains 3:1 Kibbles to bits. If the ARF brand contains 2:1 and the RUFF brand contains 4:1, how many grams of

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Feb 23, 2017

How many Metronidazole 500mg Tablets in this Liquid Compound?

How many 500mg metronidazole tablets will be needed to compound the following prescription for a patient: metronidazole 3%, suspending agent 30%, simple

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Feb 17, 2017

Digoxin for rapid digialization

The usual dose of Digoxin for rapid digitalization is a total of 1.0 mg divided into 2 or more doses at intervals of 6 to 8 hours. How many milliliters

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Feb 17, 2017

IV Question on Nitroprusside 50mg in 250ml of D5W

Medication: Nitroprusside 50mg in 250mL D5W Dose: 5mcg/kg/min Patient weight: 143lb A: How many milliliters per hour? B: How many milligrams per

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Feb 17, 2017

Digoxin for Digitalization

Questions about Digoxin for Digitalization

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Feb 17, 2017

IV Question on Concentration of Solution of Nipride 50 mg

A 60 yr old woman has hypertension. Her weight is 165 lbs and her doctor prescribed Nipride 3mcg/kg/min IV. Nipride 50 mg is added to a 250 ml solution

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Feb 16, 2017

Question about Tobramycin 20mg Antibiotic Saline Solution IV

A doctor writes a prescription for 20mg of tobramycin antibotic saline solution. The soulution is to be injected intravenously one time a day; on hand

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Feb 16, 2017

Low-Cost Pharmacy Ebooks

This page lists some Low-Cost Pharmacy Ebooks for visitors to Pharmacy-Tech-Resources.com.

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Feb 16, 2017

What Should Be the Directions On The Label: Keflex 1/2 tsp qid x10 days

keflex 250mg per 5ml 1/2 tsp qid x 10 days

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Feb 16, 2017

How much Ferrous Sulfate 220mg/5mg equals Ferrous Sulfate 500mg?

The physician orders Ferrous Sulfate 500 mg po qd x 30 days. You have on the shelf Ferrous Sulfate 220 mg/5 ml, 473ml. How many mls are required for one

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Feb 14, 2017

Alligation: Coal Tar 5% Ointment 120grams from Coal Tar 10% and Coal Tar 2%

Rx is for coal tar 5% ointment- 120 grams. You have coal tar 10% ointment and coal tar 2 % ointment. How many grams of each will you use?

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Feb 14, 2017

Intermittent IV Drug Volume Control Set Infusion Pharmacy Math Problem

(ordered) D5W at 30 mL/hr for continuous infusion with medication x 60 mg q6h to be infused over 20 minutes by volume control set on hand: Medication

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Feb 12, 2017

Dr. to Write "Dispense As Written" on Rx

Why doses Medicaid require dispense as written on the prescription for a generic medication? I sent a patient out with a prescription for a generic medication.

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Feb 12, 2017

Certification in Canada

If someone is a Certified Pharmacy Technician in the United States, can they be certified to work in Canada?

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Jan 31, 2017

Hypertonic 3% Sodium Chloride Solution Question

A hypertonic 3% sodium chloride solution in 100 mL of 0.9% normal saline is required. How many mL of sodium chloride 23.4 % is required to be added?

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Jan 31, 2017

Changing 500mg tabs to 250mg/5ml liquid suspension

The prescription is for 500mg tabs of a medication, po qid for 10 days. The patient has throat cancer and cannot swallow, and requests a liquid dosage

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Jan 15, 2017

Veterinary Medicine - Antibotic Compounding for a Bird Weighing 2.85KG

I have a 2.85 kg bird needing a concentration of 1mg/0.1mL of antibiotic. The antibiotic comes in 100 mg tablets. How many mLs of compounding fluid should

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Jan 15, 2017

Diphenhydramine Liquid Days Supply Question

You have received a prescription for diphenhydramine 12.5 mg/5 ml, dispense 240 ml. The patient is to take 50 mg po tid. What is the day's supply for this

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Jan 15, 2017

Motrin Elixir 160mg/5ml - Calculate the Correct Volume and Liquid Dosage

Motrin elixir 160mg/5ml Sig:320mg PRN Dispense 4oz How many ml will the patient take in one day

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