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

by Ironman
(Gilmington Ironworks, NH)

Ferrous Sulfate

Ferrous Sulfate

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 dose?

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The Answer is 11.36ML = 500mg
by: David

Divide 220 into 500 and you get 2.2727. Then you multiply 5ml by 2.2727ml and you get 11.36ml. 11.36ml is the answer required for one 500mg liquid dose of Ferrous Sulfate.

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