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1. The ascending dose schedule of ropinirole (REQUIP) in the treatment of Parkinson's disease is: • How many 0.25-mg tablets would provide the 4 weeks of treatment?

2. The following regimen for oral prednisone is prescribed for a patient: 50 mg/day × 10 days; 25 mg/day × 10 days; 12.5 mg/day × 10 days; and 5 mg/day × 10 weeks. How many scored 25-mg tablets and how many 5-mg tablets should be dispensed to meet the dosing requirements?

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The following regimen for oral prednisone is prescribed for a
patient: 50mg/day x 10 days, 25mg/day x 10 days, 12.5 mg/day,
5mg/day x 10 weeks. How many scored 25mg tablets and how many 5mg
tablets should be dispensed to meet dosing requirements?

1.The ascending dose schedule of ropinirole (REQUIP) in
the treatment of Parkinson’s disease is:
Week 1: 0.25 mg three times a day
Week 2: 0.5 mg three times a day
Week 3: 0.75 mg three times a day
Week 4: 1 mg three times a day
How many 0.25-mg tablets would provide the 4 weeks of
treatment?

17) The dose of posaconazole in the treatment of oropharyngeal
candidiasis is 100mg twice a day on the first day and then 100mg
once a day for the next 13 days. Posaconazole oral suspension
(posaconazole, 40mg/mL) is available in 4-fluidounce bottles. How
many bottles should be dispensed to meet the dosing
requirements?
18) A physician prescribes tetracycline HCl syrup for a patient
who is to take 2 teaspoonfuls four times per day for 4 days, and
then 1 teaspoonful four...

An antibiotic is given as a loading dose of 600 mg followed by
400mg maintenance doses QD for 14 days. For a patient who has a
CrCl of less than 25 mL/min, the antibiotic is to be given every 2
days. How many 200 mg tablets of the antibiotic should be dispensed
for the patient if she is a 68-year-old female who weighs 158 lb,
and has a SCr of 40 mg/dL?

1. The provider ordered nafcillin 1000 mg PO TID. Available is
nafcillin 1 gram/tablets (scored). How many tables (s) could the
nurse administer per day? (Record answer as a whole number.
2. The provider ordered sulfasalazine oral suspension 500 mg Q 8
hours. available is sulfasalazine oral suspension 1.5 grams per ml.
how many mL will the nurse administer for each dose?

PHARMACOLOGY
solve the following problems using the formula Basic formula,
ratio and proportion and Dimensional analysis.
Write your answer on the space provided
Order: Ranitidine 150 mg PO q12h
Available :
Ranitidine 75 mg per tablet
Administer how many tablets per dose?_______________________
Order: Furosemide 20 mg IM stat
Available :
Furosemide 10 mg per ml
Administer how many ml per dose?___________________________
Order: Phenytoin oral solution 0.25 g PO bid
Available : Phenytoin oral
solution 125...

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1. Ibuprofen is available as 100mg/5ml.
If you need to administer a dose of 50 mg, how many ml would you
need?
Enter numerical answer only.
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2. If 2 and 1/2 tablets of cyproheptadine contain 30 mg of
medication, how many tablets equal 12 mg?
Enter numerical answer only.
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3. If a patient is ordered to take 2 tablets four times a day,
how many tablets would the patient have taken by the end...

1) True / False Dose and dosage express the same value
2) What units would you use to express concentration?
a.
mg/mL
b.
%
c.
g/L
d.
all of the above
3) If a doctor asked you to calculate a dose, which of the
following choices would be the potential units for your answer?
a.
mg/kg
b.
tablets
c.
%
d.
mg
4) A drug's weight could include which of the following
units?
a.
mL
b.
%
c.
mg/kg
d....

Please answer the following and show your computation.
Thank you.
1. Ruby gave birth to a 4 ½ lb premature baby with
Down’s syndrome. The nurse wants to know the baby’s
weight in kilogram, which is _____?
2. A cardiologist prescribes digoxin (Lanoxin) 125 mcg orally to
Mr. Enriquez every morning. Nurse Pamela noted that the tablets
contain 0.25 mg each. How many tablets should the nurse administer
in each dose?
3. A 6 year-old child with seizure disorder is...

1. Ibuprofen 10 mg/kg every 6 hours is prescribed for a 6 month
old infant with fever. The infant weighs 8 kg. Your bottle of
ibuprofen is labeled 100 mg / 5 mL. How many mL will you give the
infant for each dose?
2. Cephalexin 25 mg/kg/day PO divided q 8h is ordered for a
child with a beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection. The child
weighs 18 kg. Your bottle of Cephalexin is labeled 250 mg / 5 mL.
How many...

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