Drug content per dose

10. Dose - general concepts 10.1) Oral liquid 10.1.1) Oral liquid

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A patient is taking an oral solution 1 mL QID for 6 days. The pharmacy provided 24 mL of a solution containing a total of 0.9624 g of drug content. Calculate the mg quantity of drug administer per dose.


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lb equals 40.1 mg kg

    The volume of the total content is 24 mL, which contains 0.9624 g of the drug, or 962.4 mg of the drug.
    Volume contained per dose (1 mL) = 1 mL.
    Therefore, we can write:
    `(24\quad mL)/(962.4\quadmg) = (1\quad mL)/x therefore x = 40.1\quad mg` Ans.