IV Question on Concentration of Solution of Nipride 50 mg
Nitroprusside is Indicated for Quickly Reducing Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Crises
A 60 yr old woman has hypertension.
Her weight is 165 lbs and her doctor prescribed Nipride 3mcg/kg/min IV.
Nipride 50 mg is added to a 250 ml solution of D5W.
What would be the concentration of Nipride in this solution?
A. 120 mcg/ml
B. 150 mcg/ml
C. 200 mcg/ml
D. 250 mcg/ml.
My book tells me that C. 200 mcg/ml is the answer but how do they get this?
Can someone walk me through this?