Days Supply on 1/2 Tablet Three Times Weekly, #20?

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Half-Tablets: Give Three Times Weekly #20 Find Days Supply

How do you find a day supply of a prescription of 1/2 tablet 3 times a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) with a quantity of 20?

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Jul 07, 2017
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13 Weeks / 91 Days Supply
by: David

In this question, we will first figure out how many tablets the patient takes per week.

1/2 tablet 3 times weekly = 1 1/2 tabs weekly

Then divide 1.5 into 20 pills to find how many weeks this medication will last the patient.

This medication will last the patient 13 weeks.

20 divided by 1.5 = 13.33

check: 13 X 1.5 = 13 plus 6.5 = 19.5

We always round down, to the nearest unit of measure we are using, whether day, week, month, etc. 20 tablets, given 1/2 tab 3 times weekly, will last a minimum of 13 weeks (91 days).

Jul 07, 2017
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starstarstarstarstar
13 Weeks / 91 Days Supply
by: David

In this question, we will first figure out how many tablets the patient takes per week.

1/2 tablet 3 times weekly = 1 1/2 tabs weekly

Then divide 1.5 into 20 pills to find how many weeks this medication will last the patient.

This medication will last the patient 13 weeks.

20 divided by 1.5 = 13.33

check: 13 X 1.5 = 13 plus 6.5 = 19.5

We always round down, to the nearest unit of measure we are using, whether day, week, month, etc. 20 tablets, given 1/2 tab 3 times weekly, will last a minimum of 13 weeks (91 days).

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