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Pharmacy Tech

Measurement Systems & Equivalents

QuestionAnswer
1000, or one thousand of the base unit Kilo
0.01, or one-hundredth of the base unit Centi
0.001, or one-thousandths of the base unit milli
0.000001, or one-millionth of the base unit micro
1 gram=____mg 1,000
1 mg=___mcg 1,000
1 mg=___g 0.001
1 mcg=___mg 0.001
1 mcg=___g 0.000001
1 kg=___g 1,000
1 L=___ml 1,000
1 mL=___cc 1
1 mL=___L 0.001
1 cc=___mL 1
1 cc=___L 0.001
Measurement of a drug in terms of its action, not its physical weight. International Units (IU)
Unit of measurement based on the number of grams of a drug in 1 mL of a normal solution. Milliequivalent (mEq)
3 tsp=___Tbsp 1
2 Tbsp=___fluid oz 1
8 fluid oz=___cup 1
2 cups=___pint 1
2 pints=___quart 1
4 quarts=___gallon 1
1 tsp=___mL 5
1 Tbsp=___mL 15
1 fluid oz=___mL 30
2.2 lb=___kg 1
1 mL=___drops (gtt) 20
1 pint=___mL 480
1 gallon=___mL 3,840
1 cup=___mL 240
1 oz=___g 28.4
1 lb=___g 454
1 lb=___oz 16
15 minims=___mL 1
1 fluid dram=___mL 4
1 fluid oz=___mL 30
1 ounce=___drams 8
1 dram=___grains 60
6 fluid oz=___mL 180
8 fluid oz=___mL 240
16 fluid oz=___mL 500
32 fluid oz=___mL 1000
1 grain=___mg 65
1 oz=___grains 140
15 grains=___g 1
1 lb=___oz 12
2.2 lb=___kg 1
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