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# Chapter 8: Oral Dosage Calculations – Practice Problems

1. The physician prescribed 0.025 mg for a medication that is available in 0.05mg tablets. The nurse would give ____ tablet(s).

2. A medication is available in 2.5-mg tablets. The physician prescribed 10 mg, twice daily. The nurse would give ____ tablet(s) for each dose.

3. The physician prescribed 75 mg of a medication that is available in 25-mg tablets. The nurse would give ____ tablet(s).

4. A medication is available in 125 mg per 5 mL. The physician prescribed 300 mg. The nurse would give ____ mL.

5. The physician prescribed 0.75 g for a medication that is available as a syrup labeled as 250 mg per 5 mL. The nurse would give ____ mL.

6. A medication is available as syrup labeled 250 mg per 5 mL. The physician prescribed 0.5 g. The nurse would give ____ mL.

7. An elixir is labeled 100 mg per 5 mL. The physician prescribed 0.25 g at bedtime. The nurse would give ____ mL.

8. On hand are diuretic tablets that are 200 mg. The physician prescribed 0.4 g daily, divided into two doses. The nurse would give ____ tablet(s) for each dose.

9. The physician prescribed 0.3 g of a medication that is available in 100-mg capsules. The nurse would give ____ capsule(s). 1

10.5 mL.8 g of a medication. 2 . to be given in the morning and at bedtime.A medication is available as 150 mg per 5 mL. The nurse should give _________ mL. 15. The nurse would give ____ tablet(s) for each dose.2 mg of a drug to be given before breakfast. The physician prescribed 10 mg three times daily. 12.6-mg tablets.An oral suspension is available as 125 mg per 2. twice daily. The medication is available in 400-mg tablets. The physician ordered 375 mg. The nurse would give _____ mL. The medication was available as 300 mg per 5 mL.The physician ordered gr v. The nurse would give ______ tablet(s). 17. The medication was available as 0. The nurse would give ______ mL.The physician ordered 1. The nurse would give ______ tablet(s).A medication is available in 2. The medication was available as gr 1/100 per tablet. 16.The physician ordered gr 1/100.A medication is available as 2 mg per 5 mL. 18. The nurse would give _____ teaspoons. 13. The nurse would advise the patient to take ____ mL. 14. The physician ordered a 50-mg oral suspension. 11.A medication is available as gr 1/6 per 2 mL.The physician prescribed 0. The nurse would give ____ tablet(s) for each dose. The physician ordered 20 mg with dinner. The physician ordered gr i.5-mg tablets.

24. 25. 23. The physician ordered 30 mg in the morning before breakfast. 20.A medication is available as gr ¼ per 5 mL. The nurse would administer ____ mL. The nurse would administer _________ tablet(s).19. The nurse would give ______ tablet(s).A physician prescribed 0. The nurse would give ______ ounce(s) per dose. 26.A physician prescribed 20 mg of a medication available as syrup to be administered every 4 h for pain. The physician ordered 0. The medication was available in 200 mg per mL strength.A diuretic was available as 0. The nurse should administer _____ mL.The physician ordered gr v. The drug was available as 50 mg per 5 mL. 27. The medication was available in 300-mg tablets. The physician ordered 15 mEq. 21. The nurse would give _______ tablet(s). The physician prescribed 60 mg of the medication. 22. The nurse would give ______ mL.8 g of a liquid medication.The physician ordered 0. The nurse would advise the patient to take ______ teaspoon(s). The medication was available as 150-mg tablets.3 g of a diuretic.015 g per tablet.An elixir is labeled 100 mg/5 mL. three times daily.25 g once daily. 3 .An elixir is available as 5 mEq per 10 mL.The physician ordered gr i ss. The medication was available as 30-mg capsules. The nurse would give ______ capsule(s).

A thyroid medication was available in 0.An antianxiety agent was available as 0. 30. The physician prescribed 600 mcg.04 g of a medication for nutritional deficiency. The physician prescribed 150 mg.5-mg tablets. divided into three doses. The nurse would administer _____ mL. The nurse would give _____ tablet(s) for each dose.The physician prescribed 7.28. 4 .A physician prescribed 0. 32.The physician prescribed 0.5 mcg a day before breakfast.2 mg per mL. The nurse would give _____mL or ________teaspoon(s).200 mg of a drug. The physician prescribed 0.4 g of a cough syrup that was available as 200 mg per 5 mL. 35. The medication was available in 400-mg tablets. The medication was available as 20 mg per 3 mL. 34.An oral suspension was available as 75 mg per 2. The nurse would give ____ mL or ____ teaspoon(s). 31. The nurse would give ____ tablet(s). The nurse would give _____ tablet(s).5 mg of a drug once daily. The nurse would administer ___________ mL. The nurse would give ___ tablet(s).25-mcg tablets. 29.The physician prescribed 100 mg of a drug that was available in 40-mg tablets.The physician prescribed 1. The medication was available as 2.5 mL. 33.

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