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Calculations Exam1
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The AWP for a gallon (3785 ml) of Promethazine DM cough syrup is $18.75, with an additional 20% discount from the wholesaler. What is the cost of 16 oz of the medication?  $1.87 
From the following directions, how many tablets of Prednisone 5 mg should be dispensed? 2 tabs po qid x 2 days, then 1 tab po tid x 2 days, then 1 tab po qd x 2 days then dc  24 tabs 
If a prescription sig: states "ii gtts au tid", the drug product may be:  Cortisporin Otic 
How many 250 mg doses are in a 5 oz bottle of 125 mg/5 ml Cefaclor suspension?  15 doses 
What quantity of Benadryl 12.5 mg/5 ml will be required for a 50 mg dose?  4 teaspoonfuls 
An I.V. infusion order is received for Theophylline 500 mg in 500 ml of 0.9%NaCl to be infused at 1 mg/kg/hr. The patient weighs 165 lb. What will the flow rate be in ml/min?  1.2 ml/min 
A Tagamet IV has been ordered to run at 3 drops/min. It contains 1000 mg of Tagamet in a total of 250 ml. How many milligrams of Tagamet will the patient receive per hour if the set is calibrated to deliver 10 gtts/ml?  72 mg/hr 
One grain of Phenobarbital is equal to how many mg?  65 mg 
If 15 gallons of distilled water cost $42.00, how much will 4 gallons cost?  $11.20 
How much medication would be needed for the following order? Prednisone 10 mg, one qid x 4 days, one tid x 2 days, one bid x 1 day, then stop  24 tabs 
What ratio of 25% KCl and 10% KCl should be mixed to make a 20% KCl solution?  2:1 
What would be the selling price of Hydrocortisone cream 1% 30 gm if it costs $7.00 and you want a 50% mark up?  $10.50 
The risk of a decimal point error is reduced by writing "five milligrams" as:  5 mg 
What is the total amount of Hydrocortisone found in eight 1ounce tubes of Hytone cream 2.5%?  6 gm 
A prescription for Pilocarpine 4% bearing the directions "ii gtt OS bid" should be administered in:  left eye 
How much Elixophyllin elixir 80 mg/15 ml is required for a dose of 240 mg?  3 tbsp 
A dose is written for 5 mg/kg every eight hours for one day. The adult to take this medication weighs 145 pounds. How much of a drug will be needed to fill this order?  989 mg 
What is the % equivalent of a 1:8 ratio?  12.5% 
How many 10 mg minoxidil tablets would be needed to make 60 ml of a 2% solution?  120 tabs 
What volume of 24% citric acid is needed to prepare eight 3 ounce bottles of 10% citric acid solution?  300 ml 
If 100 tablets contain 220 mg of a substance, how many grains would 500 tablets contain?  17.2 gr 
A pharmacy fills an order for 28 Septra tablets containing 0.08 g of Trimethoprim each. How much Trimethoprim is dispensed?  2240 mg 
The markup for a $35.18 vial of antibiotic is 22%. What is the retail price for this medication?  $42.92 
The abbreviation "PCN" means what?  penicillin 
If 15 grams of hydrocortisone 1% ointment are combined with 30 grams of a hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment, what is the percentage of a hydrocortisone in the final product?  x=0.15 gm and x=0.75 gm 
Dextrose 25% 1000 ml was ordered, you have only Dextrose 70% solution available. How much of the Dextrose 70% solution will you use to fill this order?  357 ml of 70% Dextrose 
If a prescription is labeled "ii gtts au tid", the drug product may be:  Cortisporin Otic 
The directions for the use of Gentamicin Ophthalmic drops are "ii gtts au q4h x5d". The proper interpretation of "au" is:  In both ears 
The dose of Ceclor in children is 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses. A prescription for an 82lb youngster prescribes 375 mg PO TID. After bringing this prescription to the attention of the pharmacist,  1125 mg 
If an insurance company will pay for a 30 day supply only and the prescription reads "iii q46h," what is the maximum number of units that can be dispensed?  360 tabs 
The directions for use for Prednisone 5 mg tablets reads: Sig: 2 tabs po bid for 3 days, 3 tabs po qd for 2 days, 2 tabs po qd for 2 days, 1 tab po qd for 1 day, then 1/2 tab po qd for 1 day. How many tablets should be dispensed?  24 tabs 
The AWP for a gallon (3785 ml) of Promethazine DM cough syrup is $18.75, with an additional 20% discount from the wholesaler. What is the cost of 1 pint of the medication?  $1.87 
Sixteen ounces are equal to?  one pint 
How many gallons are contained in 144 pints?  18 gallons 
The doctor writes a prescription for Na Heparin 20,000 units in 500 ml N.S. Infuse over 8 hours. The administration set delivers 60 drops/ml. What is the flow rate in drops/min?  63 drops 
If the dosage of a medication is 20 mg/kg/day in three divided doses, what is the dose for a 175 lb patient?  530 mg tid 
How much of 90% ethanol must be mixed with 10% ethanol to make 1 pint of a 40% ethanol solution?  177 ml of 90% and 296 ml of 10% 
The dose of Cefaclor in children is 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses. A prescription for an 82 lb. youngster prescribes 375 mg PO TID. After bringing this to the attention of the pharmacist  the dose prescribed is an overdose 
How many 30 mg KMNO4 (Potassium Permanganate) tablets are needed to make the following Solution: KMNO4 1:5000 600 ml.  4 tabs 
Fentanyl has a concentration of 0.05 mg/ml. How many milliliters do you need for a 800mcg dose?  16 ml 
A prescription reading "Septra viii ounces" indicates that:  8 ounces of septra should be dispensed 
A third party insurance program pays for only a 14 day supply of Skelaxin. If the directions for use read "i  ii tabs po tidqid", what is the maximum allowed quantity to be dispensed?  112 tabs 
A Zantac IV has been ordered to run as 2.5 drops/min. It contains 875 mg of Zantac in a total of 250 ml. How many milligrams of Zantac will the patient receive per hour if the set is calibrated to deliver 15 gtts/ml?  35 mg/hr 
An I.V. infusion order is received for Lidocaine 2 g in 250 ml of 0.9% NaCl to be infused at 3 mg/min. What will the flow rate be in ml/hr?  22.5 ml/hr 
Assuming that onepint is equal to 473 ml., how many pints can be found in 3 liters?  6.3 pints 
The markup for a $36.75 vial of antibiotic is 18%. What is the retail price for this medication?  $43.37 
A bottle of Nitroglycerin has the labeled strength of l/200 grains. What would this strength be in milligrams?  0.3 mg 
How much Amoxil 250 mg/5 ml suspension should be dispensed for a 400 mg dose?  8 ml 
What is the Latin abbreviation for "at bedtime"?  hs 
The approximate size container for the dispensing of 180 ml of liquid medication would be?  6 ounces 
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