Duration of supplied medication

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A patient is taking an oral solution 1 tbsp QID. The pharmacy provided 360 mL of a solution containing a total of 8.424 g of drug content. How many days will this supply last?


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lb equals 6 day(s) kg

    Volume contained in each dose (1 tbsp) = 15 mL.
    Number of dose per day (QID) = 4
    Therefore, volume of solution administered per day = 15 × 4 mL = 60 mL.
    The volume of the total content is 360 mL
    Therefore, the number of days the supply will last = `360/60 = 6` days. Ans.


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