How many Metronidazole 500mg Tablets in this Liquid Compound?

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Metronidazole is Usually Used for Bacterial Infections in the Abdomen/Gut Area

Metronidazole is Usually Used for Bacterial Infections in the Abdomen/Gut Area

How many 500mg metronidazole tablets will be needed to compound the following prescription for a patient:


metronidazole 3%,
suspending agent 30%,
simple syrup 40%,

and H2O to 150 ml?

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3% Metronidazole = 4.5 Grams = Nine 500mg Tablets
by: David

100% = 150ML
30% suspending agent = 45ML
40% simple syrup = 60ML
3% metronidazole = 4.5GM
(27%) H2O = 40.5ML

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