The days supply calculation is one you will be making for each and every prescription you fill in retail settings, in order entry settings, and across many other settings when working as a pharmacy technician.

In most cases, “Days Supply” is calculated by dividing the maximum amount of the medication used in 1 day into the dispensed amount.

**“Days Supply”** means just what it sounds like: it is how many days the supply of (soon to be) dispensed medication will last.

Here are a couple of example questions with answers to help you get the hang of it:

Motrin (ibuprofen) 800mg, 1 tablet 3 times daily as needed, #30.

Days supply takes the maximum amount the patient could take in 1 day, in this case 3 tablets, divided into the amount dispensed of 30 pills-

30/3=**10 days supply.**

**Example #2**

Toradol (ketorolac) 10mg, 1 tablet every 4-6 hours as needed, not more than 4 per day. #80.

Quantity of pills: 80 divided by 4 (maximum amount per day) =
**20 days supply.**

Celexa (citalopram) 40mg, 1 tablet daily, #30.

30/1=**30 days supply.**

These previous examples seem straightforward, but it gets a bit more complicated when you are dealing with other types of prescriptions.

Calculating Ear Drop and **Eye Drop Days Supply** are different than the example problems above.

Usually with ear and eye drops, 1ml (1 milliliter) will have 15-20 drops of medication.

Time for another example.

**Example #4**

Tobramycin Eye Suspension, 1 drop into each eye 3 times daily, 5ml bottle.

1 drop into each eye=2 drops X 3 times daily = 6 drops per day.

5ml X 15 drops per mL = 75 drops total.

75 drops / 6 drops per day = 12.5

**Note:** In this case the days supply is not a round number. Most pharmacy computer systems are unable to take a decimal number like 12.5. In this case you should round the number down to the nearest round number. So the answer to this example would be **12 days supply.**

**Topicals: Creams, and Ointments, Gels, **

These dosage forms require the pharmacy tech to calculate days supply using Fingertip Units. One fingertip unit = quantity of topical ointment/cream that when squeezed from a tube, reaches from the tip of an adult finger to the distal, or first crease of the index finger. One FTU is approximately 0.5g of the product.

**Liquids: Solutions, Suspensions, Syrups**

Example #5

Robutussin AC Syrup:

Take 1 Teaspoonful Every 6 Hours As Needed for Cough, 4oz.

In this example, you need to be able to convert Ounces (the American Standard System of Measurement) to Milliliters (the Metric System of Measurement.)There are 30 ML in 1 Oz., so 4 Oz = 120 ML. There are 5ML’s in 1 Teaspoonful.

The maximum the patient could take in one day is 5ML times 4 (24 hours in 1 day, divided by 6 = 4) = 20ml used in one day. 120ML divided by 20ML = **6 Days Supply**

Hopefully each of these examples have assisted you as you begin to learn about how to figure the days supply calculation.

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Take every 8 hours. How many days supply is that?

**Days Supply Question: Norco 7.5 - Take 1-2 tablets Every 4-6 Hours #40**

Written As: Take 1-2 tabs every 4-6 hours, #40. How many days will this prescription last?

**Days Supply Question: 1-2 Capsules every 6-8 hours, #90**

#90. Capsules = 1-2 po every 6-8 hours?

**Days Supply Question: Klonipin (clonazepam) Take 2-3 pills Daily, #68?**

Take 2 to 3 pills daily, # of pills given is 68. What is the days supply?

**Days Supply Question on Testosterone Cypionate Injection-0.5ml every 2 weeks? **

How would you calculate the day supply for 1/2 ml every two weeks?

**What is the day supply of Ferrous Sulfate 75mg/ml drops?**

Take 1.5 ml (22.5mg) by mouth every 12 hours, quantity 50 ml. What is the days supply?

**Days Supply Question - Celebrex 200mg, #25 i po qd**

How do I calculate the number of days supply?

**Days Supply Question for Liquid Medicine: 120ml, 10ml every 8 hours?**

4 ounces = 120ml: Take/Give 10ml every 8 hours. How many days supply is that?

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

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

**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?

**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 …

**Day Supply Question: When figuring Days Supply, does the calculation include the day it is filled?**

Does the day supply calculation include the first day a prescription is filled?

**Cough Syrup: 240ml, Take 10 ml every 4 hours-What is Days Supply?**

If your cough syrup has 240 ml and you take 10ml at a rate of every 4 hours, how soon will it run out? and/or how long would it be until when you are able …

**Days Supply Question with Coumadin (warfarin) half-tabs and whole tabs **

Coumadin: Take one-half tablet on sun, mon, thur, fri, and sat., then take 1 tab tues and wed. Quantity is 90 tabs/ so what would be your days' supply? …

**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?

**Day Supply: Take 1 tab TID #100**

Take 1 Tablet TID, dispense #100
Refills 2
What is the days supply for insurance?

**Days Supply Question: Do we always round down when after figuring the Days Supply, the answer includes a fraction?**

When the days supply is calculated and the answer is a fraction do I always round down?
Example SIG: Take 1-2 tabs by mouth every 4-6 hours as needed …

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

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?

**Liquid Motrin/Ibuprofen Days Supply/Dosing Question**

Take 1/4 oz of Motrin 4 times a day for 5 days. There are 6oz in the stock bottle. How many doses are in the bottle?

**Other Ways to Calculate Days Supply And Quantity????**

I have a test tomorrow for a data entry tech but I'm getting confused with it because everyone asks how I got my answer or why I did my calculations this …

**Days Supply Question when Insurance has a 21 day dispensing limitation**

Sig on prescription: take 1 tablet 3 times a day. how do I calculate the maximum quantity allowed if the 3rd party plan has a 21 day dispensing limitation …

**Liquid Days Supply Question: Can You Solve This?**

The directions on a prescription read " 1 tbsp QID, ac and hs." The quantity to be dispensed for a 30 day supply is...

**Victoza Days Supply Question**

I had a patient today with a script for victoza 3pak ; 3mg sq daily! I have the worst time figuring I out victoza! It doesn't have to be this particular …

**Find the day supply please humulin 70/30 2x10ml Vials 100u/1ml** Not rated yet

humulin 30/70
15 u at breakfast and 30 u at dinner
M: 2 vials (10ml)
15 u + 30 u = 45 u
concetration = 100u/1ml
45u/100u = 0.45 ml
2 vial = 20 …

**Prelone - Dosing & Prescribing Instructions** Not rated yet

How to write script for prelone 15 mg/5ml

**What is day supply? I take 1 tablet on tuesday and thursday and 30 tablets were dispensed.** Not rated yet

What is day supply take 1 tab on tues and thurs with 30 tabs

**I take Norco 1 to 2 tablets every 6 hours for pain** Not rated yet

If my prescription bottle says to take 1 to 2 tablet(s) every 6 hours for pain and I received 50 pills, how long could the dispensed medication last me …

**1ml inject once a week 10 week supply ** Not rated yet

how many day supply is it?

**Tresiba 200 units/ml insulin, 60 units sq qd: Days Supply and Quantity Questions** Not rated yet

Tresiba 200units/ml
60 units sq qd
How many individual pens will be used in 30 days and how many box(es) will be needed for a 30 day supply?

**Wondering how many Percocet I should have left in my bottle?** Not rated yet

I got my 120 Percocet Feb 18 how many should be in my bottle March 16 i take 4 a day

**HELP PLEASE! How do I find WEEKLY day supply?** Not rated yet

How do I figure out a weekly day supply? What is the formula/steps to find the day supply for a med taken WEEKLY? Please help I'm struggling with this! …

**Liquid Morphine: How many days will my meds last?** Not rated yet

I am a post surgical patient I am on liquid morphine 22ml bottle. I’m allowed to take 2ml every 3 hours how many days should by bottle last?

**What are the steps to find days supply for a weekly injection?** Not rated yet

How do I calculate days supply for an injection taken weekly? I had an estradiol injection written for 10ml inject 0.8 ml weekly. What steps do I take …

**Kayexalate Suspension-Please Calculate Days Supply** Not rated yet

How do you calculate days of supply given:
Kayexalate susp
i tbsp with water po bid X 454 g
On hand : kayexalate 1mmol/g pack size 454 g

**Days Supply on Byetta and Symlin (Injectables): Is it always a 30 Days Supply?** Not rated yet

what is the day supply on Byetta and Symlin the injectables for diabetes is it always 30 days supply

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