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Ogden: Calculation of Drug Dosages, 9th Edition

 

Chapter 03: Percents

 

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COMPLETION

 

Insert the correct response. Reduce fractions to the lowest terms.

 

  1. Change  to a percent: ____________________

 

ANS:

 

  1. Change  to a percent: ____________________

 

ANS:  25%

 

  1. Change 0.77 to a percent: ____________________

 

ANS:  77%

 

  1. Change 1.57 to a percent: ____________________

 

ANS:  157%

 

  1. Change 44% to a proper fraction: ____________________

 

ANS:

 

  1. Change 16.8% to a proper fraction: ____________________

 

ANS:

 

  1. Change 15% to a decimal: ____________________

 

ANS:  0.15

 

  1. Change 67.9% to a decimal: ____________________

 

ANS:  0.679

 

  1. What percent of 400 is 125? ____________________

 

ANS:  31.25%

 

  1. What percent of 150 is 75? ____________________

 

ANS:  50%

 

  1. What is 25% of 75? ____________________

 

ANS:  18.75

 

  1. What is 15% of 1085.6? _____________________

 

ANS:  162.84

 

Ogden: Calculation of Drug Dosages, 9th Edition

 

Chapter 13: Oral Dosages

 

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COMPLETION

 

Insert the correct response.

 

  1. The physician orders Methergine 0.3 mg po twice a day for postpartum bleeding. The medication is supplied in 0.2-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? _________

 

ANS:

tablets

1.5 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders Synthroid 100 mcg po daily for a patient with hypothyroidism. The medication is supplied in 0.1-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? _________

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. The physician orders Zestril 15 mg po daily for hypertension. The medication is supplied in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ______________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders ibuprofen 600 mg po prn for cramping. The medication is supplied in 200-mg capsules. How many capsules will the nurse administer? _________________

 

ANS:  3 capsules

 

  1. The physician orders acyclovir 400 mg po three times a day for herpes. The medication is supplied in 800-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ___________

 

ANS:

tablet

0.5 tablet

 

  1. The physician orders Salagen 10 mg po twice a day for dry eyes. The medication is supplied in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? _____________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders acetaminophen 325 mg po q4 h for temperature higher than 101° F. The medication is supplied in gr v tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ___________

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. The physician orders Cipro 750 mg po twice a day for sinusitis. The medication is supplied in 500-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ______________

 

ANS:

tablets

1.5 tablet

 

  1. The physician orders Lanoxin elixir 80 mcg po daily for a patient with congestive heart failure. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________

 

 

ANS:  1.6 mL

 

  1. The physician orders KCl 20 mEq po daily for hypokalemia. The medication is supplied in 40 mEq/15 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? _____________

 

ANS:  7.5 mL

 

  1. The physician orders Benadryl elixir 37.5 mg po for hives. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________

 

 

ANS:  15 mL

 

  1. The physician orders Zantac elixir 150 mg po twice a day for heartburn. The medication is supplied in 15 mg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________

 

 

Shade the medicine cup to indicate the correct dosage.

 

 

ANS:

10 mL

 

 

  1. The physician orders Dilantin oral suspension 80 mg po three times a day for seizures. The medication is supplied in 125 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________ Shade the syringe to indicate the correct dose.

 

ANS:

3.2 mL

 

  1. The physician orders Prozac liquid 60 mg po daily for depression. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________

 

 

ANS:  15 mL

 

  1. The physician orders nitroglycerin tablets gr  sublingual every 5 minutes up to three tablets for chest pain. The medication is supplied in 0.4-mg tablets. The patient took three tablets. How many milligrams did she receive? ___________

 

ANS:  1.2 mg

 

  1. A patient with high gastric residuals has Reglan 10 mg every 6 hours per gastric tube ordered. The Reglan syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per 10 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  10 mL

 

  1. The physician orders magnesium oxide 200 mg oral three times a day for a patient with hypomagnesaemia. Magnesium oxide is available in 400-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:

0.5 tablet

tablet

 

  1. The physician has ordered Digitek 0.125 mg oral every 48 hours for a patient with atrial fibrillation. The medication is supplied as Digitek 125 mcg per tablet. How many tablets of Digitek would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. The physician orders tramadol 100 mg oral three times a day. Tramadol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician has ordered torsemide 40 mg oral every morning for a patient with heart failure. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of torsemide would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders Coumadin 5 mg oral daily for a patient with a pulmonary embolus. Coumadin is available in 10 mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:

0.5 tablets

tablets

 

  1. A patient has orders for guaifenesin 200 milligrams every 6 hours per gastric tube. The guaifenesin syrup is supplied in a 100 mg per 5 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  10 mL

 

  1. The physician has ordered spironolactone 75 mg oral daily for a patient with hypokalemia. The medication is supplied as spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders glipizide 10 mg oral twice a day for a patient with diabetes. Glipizide is available in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? _______

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician has ordered lorazepam 1 mg oral every 4 to 6 hours for a patient with anxiety. The medication is supplied as lorazepam 0.5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of lorazepam would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders potassium chloride crystals CR 40 mEq twice a day orally for a patient with hypokalemia. Potassium chloride crystals CR are available in 20-mEq tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician has ordered carvedilol 12.5 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. The medication is supplied as carvedilol 6.25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of carvedilol would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders ascorbic acid 600 mg oral at daily for a patient with anemia. Ascorbic acid is available in 300-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders metoprolol 25 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:

0.5 tablet

tablet

 

  1. A patient with dysphagia has omeprazole 40 mg once daily per gastric tube ordered. The omeprazole elixir is supplied in a 2 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  20 mL

 

  1. The physician orders diltiazem 60 mg oral three times a day for a patient with supraventricular tachycardia. Diltiazem is available in 30-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The patient has metoclopramide 5 mg oral every 6 hours ordered for nausea. The medication is supplied as metoclopramide 10 mg per tablet. How many tablets of metoclopramide would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:

0.5 tablet

tablet

 

  1. Docusate sodium 100 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered for a constipated patient. The docusate sodium syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  10 mL

 

  1. Vitamin D 5000 international units oral every day is ordered. The vitamin D is supplied in a 1000-international-unit capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  5 capsules

 

  1. The physician orders gabapentin 900 mg oral at bedtime for a patient with neuropathy. Gabapentin is available in 300-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders simvastatin 80 mg oral at bedtime a patient. Simvastatin is available in 40-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The patient has fluconazole 200 milligrams daily per gastric tube for a patient with an infection. The medication is supplied as fluconazole 200 milligrams per tablet. How many tablets of fluconazole would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. Pro-Stat 60 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered. The Pro-Stat syrup is supplied in 30 milligram per 30 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  60 mL

 

  1. The physician orders magnesium oxide 400 mg oral three times a day for a patient with hypomagnesaemia. Magnesium oxide is available in 200-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. A patient with dysphagia has omeprazole 40 mg twice a day ordered. The omeprazole is supplied in 20-mg capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 capsules

 

  1. The physician orders potassium chloride crystals CR 60 mEq twice a day orally for hypokalemia. Potassium chloride crystals CR are available in 20-mEq tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The patient has Levothroid 250 mcg oral daily ordered for a patient with hypothyroidism. The medication is supplied as levothyroid 0.1 mg per tablet. How many tablets of levothyroid would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:

2.5 tablets

tablets

 

  1. Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 15 mg/1000 mg every 4 hours for pain per gastric tube is ordered. The hydrocodone/acetaminophen syrup is supplied in 7.5 mg/500 mg per 10 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? _______

 

ANS:  20 mL

 

  1. The patient has methylphenidate 15 mg oral twice a day at 0800 & 1300 ordered for a decreased level of consciousness. The medication is supplied as methylphenidate 5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of methylphenidate would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. A patient with has acetaminophen 650 mg ordered every 4 hours per gastric tube. The acetaminophen syrup is supplied in a 160 milligram per 5 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? (round to the nearest tenth) ___________

 

 

ANS:  20.3 mL

 

  1. The patient has trazodone 100 mg oral at bedtime. The medication is supplied as trazodone 50 mg per tablet. How many tablets of trazodone would the patient receive with each dose? _______

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. A patient with GERD has Reglan 5 mg every 6 hours per gastric tube ordered. The Reglan syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per 10 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  5 mL

 

  1. The physician has ordered Digitek 0.250 mg oral every 48 hours for a patient with heart failure. The medication is supplied as Digitek 125 mcg per tablet. How many tablets of Digitek would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The patient has torsemide 60 mg oral every morning ordered for a patient with heart failure. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of Digitek would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders diltiazem 90 mg oral three times a day for hypertension. Diltiazem is available in 60-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ______

 

ANS:

1.5 tablets

tablets

 

  1. The physician orders zolpidem tartrate 10 mg oral at hs for a patient. Zolpidem tartrate is available in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? _______

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. Docusate sodium 200 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered for a constipated patient. The docusate sodium syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  20 mL

 

  1. The physician orders oxycodone IR 20 mg oral every 4 hours as needed for pain. Oxycodone IR is available in 10-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. Pyridoxine 100 mg oral every day is ordered. The pyridoxine is supplied in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders ascorbic acid 300 mg oral at daily for a patient with anemia. Ascorbic acid is available in 300-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. Metolazone 2.5 mg oral daily is ordered. The metolazone is supplied in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:

0.5 tablet

1/2 tablet

 

  1. The patient has alprazolam 0.5 mg oral twice a day as needed for anxiety. The medication is supplied as alprazolam 0.25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of alprazolam would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician has ordered hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5 mg/500 mg every 4 hours for pain per gastric tube. The hydrocodone/acetaminophen syrup is supplied in 15 mg/1000 mg per 20 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ______

 

ANS:  10 mL

 

  1. Vitamin B12 500 mg oral every day is ordered. The Vitamin B12 is supplied in 250-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders glipizide 5 mg oral twice a day for a patient with diabetes. Glipizide is available in 10-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ______

 

ANS:

0.5 tablet

1/2 tablet

 

  1. The patient has metoclopramide 10 mg oral every 6 hours ordered for high gastric residuals. The medication is supplied as metoclopramide 10 mg per tablet. How many tablets of metoclopramide would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. The physician orders simvastatin 120 mg oral at bedtime a patient. Simvastatin is available in 40-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. A patient with GERD is ordered omeprazole 40 mg once daily per gastric tube. The omeprazole elixir is supplied in a 2 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  20 mL

 

  1. A patient with GERD has omeprazole 20 mg twice a day ordered. The omeprazole is supplied in 20-mg capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  1 capsule

 

  1. Pro-Stat 30 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered. The Pro-Stat syrup is supplied in 60 milligram per 30 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  15 mL

 

  1. The physician orders gabapentin 300 mg oral three times a day for a patient with neuropathy. Gabapentin is available in 100-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The patient has diphenhydramine 50 mg oral every 4 hours ordered for itching. The medication is supplied as diphenhydramine 25-mg capsules. How many capsules of diphenhydramine would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 capsules

 

  1. A patient has orders for guaifenesin 300 milligrams every 6 hours per gastric tube. The guaifenesin syrup is supplied in a 100 mg per 5 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  15 mL

 

  1. The physician orders Cytomel 50 mg daily. The medication is supplied as Cytomel 25-mg tablets. How many tablets of Cytomel would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The patient has orders for trazodone 75 mg oral at bedtime. The medication is supplied as trazodone 50 mg per tablet. How many tablets of trazodone would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:

1.5 tablets

tablets

 

  1. The physician orders metoprolol 50 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. Metolazone 7.5 mg oral daily is ordered. The metolazone is supplied in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:

1.5 tablets

tablets

 

  1. A patient with anemia is ordered ferrous sulfate 300 milligrams twice a day per gastric tube. The ferrous sulfate syrup is supplied in a 60 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  5 mL

 

  1. The patient has Levothroid 100 mcg oral daily ordered for a patient with hypothyroidism. The medication is supplied as Levothroid 0.1 mg per tablet. How many tablets of Levothroid would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. The patient has fluconazole 400 milligrams daily per gastric tube for a patient with an infection. The medication is supplied as fluconazole 200 milligrams per tablet. How many tablets of fluconazole would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The patient has alprazolam 1 mg oral twice a day as needed for anxiety. The medication is supplied as alprazolam 0.5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of alprazolam would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. A patient with hemoglobin of 8 grams/dL is ordered ferrous sulfate 600 milligrams once daily per gastric tube. The ferrous sulfate syrup is supplied in a 60 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  10 mL

 

  1. A patient with GERD is ordered omeprazole 40 mg once daily per gastric tube. The omeprazole elixir is supplied in a 2 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  20 mL

 

  1. The physician orders Coumadin 6 mg oral daily for an INR < 2. Coumadin is available in 2-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. Vitamin D 4000 international units oral every day is ordered. The vitamin D is supplied in a 1000-international-unit capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  4 capsules

 

  1. The physician orders tramadol 25 mg oral three times a day. Tramadol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:

0.5 tablet

1/2 tablet

 

  1. The patient has spironolactone 50 mg oral daily for a patient with hypokalemia while receiving Lasix therapy. The medication is supplied as spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders zolpidem tartrate 15 mg oral at hs for a patient. Zolpidem tartrate is available in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ______

 

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The patient has diphenhydramine 25 mg oral every 4 hours ordered for itching. The medication is supplied as diphenhydramine 25-mg capsules. How many capsules of diphenhydramine would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  1 capsule

 

  1. A patient with pain has acetaminophen 1000 mg ordered every 4 hours per gastric tube. The acetaminophen syrup is supplied in a 160 milligram per 5 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? (round to the nearest tenth) ___________

 

 

ANS:  31.3 mL

 

  1. The physician orders Cytomel 25 mg daily. The medication is supplied as Cytomel 25-mg tablets. How many tablets of Cytomel would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. A patient with hypokalemia has potassium chloride 20 mEq twice a day per gastric tube ordered. The potassium elixir is supplied in a 40 mEq per 30 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  15 mL

 

  1. A patient with hypokalemia has potassium chloride 40 mEq twice a day per gastric tube ordered. The potassium elixir is supplied in a 40 mEq per 30 milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  30 mL

 

  1. The physician orders metoprolol 75 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. Pyridoxine 150 mg oral every day is ordered. The pyridoxine is supplied in a 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. Vitamin B12 250 mg oral every day is ordered. The Vitamin B12 is supplied in 100-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:

2.5 tablets

2 1/2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders lorazepam 0.5 mg oral every 4 to 6 hours for a patient with anxiety. The medication is supplied as lorazepam 0.25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of lorazepam would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders carvedilol 25 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. The medication is supplied as carvedilol 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of carvedilol would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  1 tablet

 

  1. The physician orders oxycodone IR 10 mg oral every 4 hours as needed for pain. Oxycodone IR is available in 20-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:

0.5 tablet

1/2 tablet

 

  1. The patient has methylphenidate 10 mg oral twice a day at 0800 & 1300 ordered for a decrease level of consciousness. The medication is supplied as methylphenidate 5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of methylphenidate would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders metoprolol 100 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The patient has torsemide 60 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of torsemide would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders potassium chloride crystals CR 40 mEq oral twice a day for a patient with hypokalemia. Potassium chloride crystals CR are available in 20 mEq tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The patient has orders for spironolactone 75 mg oral daily. The medication is supplied as

spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

 

ANS:  3 tablets

 

  1. Lorazepam 1 mg oral every 6 hours as needed for anxiety is ordered. Lorazepam is available in 0.5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders guaifenesin 600 mg oral every 6 hours. Guaifenesin 200 mg is available in 200 mg/10 mL. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  30 mL

 

  1. The patient has orders for spironolactone 50 mg oral daily. The medication is supplied as

spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. Lorazepam 0.5 mg oral every 6 hours as needed for anxiety is ordered. Lorazepam is available in 0.25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders metoprolol 50 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________

 

ANS:  2 tablets

 

  1. The physician orders torsemide 40 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of torsemide would the patient receive with each dose? _________

 

ANS:  2 tablets