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# Rx6 Order : Zithromax 500 mg daily per feeding tube Supply : Zithromax syrup 100mg/5mL suspension...

Rx6 Order : Zithromax 500 mg daily per feeding tube Supply : Zithromax syrup 100mg/5mL suspension

How many mL should be dispensed to the patient?

Rx7 Order : Milk of Magnesia 1 oz PO prn daily Supply : Milk of Magnesia 30 mL unit dose

How many unit dose/s should be given to the patient?

Rx6 :

Dose of zithromax=500mg daily

Supply is zithromax syrup 100mg/5mL suspension.

That means,5ml suspension contains 100gm of zithromax in it.

Patient needs 500mg(that is 5×100) of zithromax daily.

So amount of suspension needed=5×5=25 mL

** 25 mL should he he dispensed to the patient.

Rx7:

Patient requires 1 oz of milk of magnesia per oral.

Supply of milk of magnesia is 30mL unit dose.

1 oz corresponds to 30ml

(Conversion of oz to ml;1oz=30 ml)

Given,1 unit dose contains 30ml milk of magnesia,that is 1 oz of milk of magnesia.

Therefore,no.of unit doses of milk of magnesia required for the patient =1 (

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