Quick Pharmaceutical Metric Conversion Chart & Table

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Pharmaceutical Medication Conversion List of simple approximate and exact metric equivalencies Conversion in Weight, Liquid, and Others.

CONVERSION TABLE WEIGHT MEASURE Apothecary Approximate Metric Equivalent 1 grain 60mg 1/2 grain 30 mg 1/4 grain 15 mg LIQUID MEASURE Apothecary Approximate Metric Equivalent 1 teaspoonful 5 ml 1 tablespoonful 15 ml 1 fluid ounce (1 fl) 30 ml 4 fluid ounces 120 ml 8 fluid ounces 240 ml 16 fluid ounces 480 ml 2 pints (1 quart) 960 ml 4 quarts 3840 ml OTHER MEASURE 1 gram (gm) 1 milligram (mg) 750 mgs EQUIVALENT CONVERSION Non-Metric Approximate Metric Equivalent 1 pound (lb) 0.454 kilogram (kg) 16 ounces (oz) 0.454 kilogram (kg) 2.2 pound (lb) 1kilogram (kg)
Liquid Examples

Exact Metric Equivalent 64.8 mg 32.4 mg 16.2 mg Exact Metric Equivalent 5 ml 15 ml 29.57 ml 118.28 ml 236.56 ml 473 ml 946 ml 3784 ml 1000 milligrams (mg) 1000 micrograms (mcg) 10 milliequivalents (mEq) Exact Metric Equivalent 0.454 kilogram (kg) 0.454 kilogram (kg) 1kilogram (kg)

Basic equivalent: 1 fluid ounce = 30 ml 1 gallon 3800 mL 1 quart 960 mL 8 fluid ounce >240 mL 4 fluid ounce 120 mL 15 minims 1 mL 10 minims 0.6 mL 1 gallon 128 fluid ounces 1 quart 32 fluid ounces

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