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7. The recommended dose for the antifungal agent Ancobon is 50 to 150mg/kg/day administered q6h (every 6 hours. It is available in 250 mg capsules. A patient weighs 162 lbs. a. What is the range in mg the patient could take per dose? b. What is the range in number of capsules the patient could take per dose?

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9. The recommended dose of Vancocin for a patient with
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is 40 mg/kg/day.
The individual weighs 246 lbs and is to receive the medication IV
q6h (every 6 hours). a. How many mg can the individual receive per
day? b. How many mg can the individua receive per dose? c. How many
grams (g) can be given per week? (hint: 1g=1,000mg)

Order: Augmentin 10 mg/kg PO every 12 hours.
Recommended range is 25-45 mg/kg/day
The
child weighs 55 lbs
Available 125
mg/mL.
c. Is the dosage ordered within the 24 hour
SDR?_____________
d. Amount needed to administer ordered dose?____________

The recommended dosage of ibuprofen is 4 to 6 mg/kg/dose every
6-8 hours. The medication is supplied 100 mg/5 mL oral suspension.
The child weighs 32 pounds.
Calculate the safe dose range for
this child for an every 8-hour dose.
How many milliliters will be
administered for a single dose if the child is receiving 5 mg/kg
every 6 hours?

_____________ The recommended dosage of Velosef is 4mg/kg/day.
The order is to divide the dose and give bid. How many mg will be
administered each dose for a patient weighing 175 lbs.?

8. The recommended dose for aminophylline, a bronchodilator used
to treat asthma, is 12 mg/kg/day divided into 4 equal doses. It is
available. As 100 mg tablets. A child weighs 41 lbs. a. How many mg
should the child receive per dose? b. How many tablets should be
given per dose? (hint: remember it is necessary to round off to a
reasonable size tablet)

The primary health care provider ordered 100 mg of
ampicillin orally q6h for a child who weighs 6 kg. Ampicillin is
available in a concentration of 25 mg per 1 mL. The following 4
questions (a, b, c, and d) refer to this prescription.
Lexicomp 06/12/20 Reference: Oral: 50 to 100 mg per kg
per day divided every 6 hours; maximum daily dose: 2,000 mg per
day.
a) Calculate the safe daily dose range for this
child
b) Calculate the...

A provider orders Unasyn 300 mg/kg/day, IV, divided evenly into
a doses to be given every 6 hours for 7 days. The patient weighs
124 lbs. Calculate the dosage (in mg) of Unasyn that the patient
will receive per dose. Round the nearest whole mg.

order : cloxacillin 100mg,po,q6h
child weighs 8kg
child drug dosage:50-100 mg/kg/day in 4 divided doses
available : cloxacillin 125mg/5ml
A. is the prescribed dose appropriate
a. yes
b No
B How many ml should the child receive per dose

20. Clindamycin 120mg every 8hrs is ordered for a child weighing
36kg. The recommended safe dose for a child is 8 to 16 mg/kg/day
divided into 3 doses. You have Clindamycin 300mg/2ml on hand. What
is the safe dose range in 24 hours? ____________ What is the safe
amount range per dose? ____________ Is the ordered dose safe?
______________ What is the amount you would you give per dose?
_____________

The healthcare provider prescribes Amoxicillin 500 mg PO every
8 hours for a child who weighs 77 lbs. The available suspension is
labeled, amoxicillin suspension 250 mg/5ml. The recommended maximum
dose is 50mg/kg/24hr. How many mL should the nurse administer in a
single dose based on the child’s weight?

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