Liquid Concentration Pharmacy Math Question

Liquid Concentration Dosing Pharmacy Math Question

Liquid Concentration Dosing Pharmacy Math Question

A prescription calls for 100 mg of a drug that you have in a 250 mg/5 ml concentration. How many ml of the liquid do you need?

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2ML = 100MG Dose
by: David

In this question, the ratio of mg to ml is 250mg/5ml. This is equal to 50mg/1ml. Double this, and we have 100mg/2ml, which answers the question. We would need 2ml of the medication to get a 100mg single dose.

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