Compounding Problem

by Krunal Patel
(NIles, IL, USA)

How many 500-mg metronidazole tablets will be needed to compound 150 ml of 3% metronidazole suspension?

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Compounding Problem

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Solution
by: Anonymous

Answer = 9 tablets

Final weigh*percent(as decimal)=
amt of active ingredient(g)

3% = 3
--- = 0.03
100

150mL * 0.03 = 4.5g

4.5g * 1000g/mg = 4500mg

4500mg
------*1 tablet = 9 tablets
500mg

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