How Many Capsules to fill: Cephalexin 1 po tid x14?

by Sara Oh
(Germantown, MD)

How many capsules will it take to completely fill the following prescription with the given regimen: Cephalexin 1PO tid*14days?

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by: David

Pretty basic question.

1 tablet X tid (three times daily) x 14 days

= qty

1 x 3 x 14

= 42 capsules to fill the prescription.

Cephalexin Capsules Answer
by: David Shedd

It will take 42 capsules of Cephalexin to fill the prescription. (TID=Three Times Daily, so 3x14=42 capsules.)

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