Drug content per dose

10. Dose - general concepts 10.1) Oral liquid 10.1.1) Oral liquid Oral liquid Normal 1

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A patient is taking an oral solution 2 tsp QD for 5 days. The pharmacy provided 50 mL of a solution containing a total of 3.215 g of drug content. Calculate the mg quantity of drug administer per dose.

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lb equals 643 mg kg

    The volume of the total content is 50 mL, which contains 3.215 g of the drug, or 3215 mg of the drug.
    Volume contained per dose (2 tsp) = 10 mL.
    Therefore, we can write:
    `(50\quad mL)/(3215\quadmg) = (10\quad mL)/x therefore x = 643\quad mg` Ans.