Duration of supplied medication

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. The pharmacy provided 12 mL of a solution containing a total of 0.4272 g of drug content. How many days will this supply last?


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lb equals 3 day(s) kg

    Volume contained in each dose (1 mL) = 1 mL.
    Number of dose per day (QID) = 4
    Therefore, volume of solution administered per day = 1 × 4 mL = 4 mL.
    The volume of the total content is 12 mL
    Therefore, the number of days the supply will last = `12/4 = 3` days. Ans.