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What is the full price of 90 tablets of Drug Y, assuming your cost for 500 tablets is \$425.00 with a 28% markup and a dispensing fee of \$4.85

calculating flow rates based on body weight

Vibramycin 0.012mg/kg/min in 200ml 5% D/W/IV. The directions on the label read: to prepare: add 20ml of sterile water to the 200mg vial and further dilute

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Fun with Decimals

A 0.75L bottle of solution is labeled 6% dextrose and 0.75% sodium chloride. How many gm of dextrose are in the bottle of solution? How many grams of sodium

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(TPN) Dilutions

Please Help me solve this.... stock bottle of Amino acid 10% stock bottle of Dextrose 70% Stock bottle of 20% lipids >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Need:

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Re-scheduling the Pharmacy tech test

I took a pharmacy technician class about a year ago, but haven't taken the test yet. I had scheduled a test date, but had to cancel due to unfortunate

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prescription abbreviations

I have a few questions on prescription abbreviations. I'm having trouble finding a few abbreviations in my book and online. Can you help? these are the

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Not really 30grams in 1 ounce?

This web site says there are 30 grams in one ounce. But, everywhere I have looked says 28 grams. Which is the correct information? I am not sure which

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Body Surface Area Formula (BSA)

Formula for calculating Body Surface Area (BSA)

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Child's dose math/ tablets (2)

I don't even understand where to begin! lol 1)A child's dose for cefadroxil is 30 mg/kg body weight once a day for 14 days. What is the smallest bottle

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powder volume

A vial contains 2g of an oral antibiotic in powder form. The medication must be reconstituted to 200mg/tsp for a patient. How much diluent must be added?

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Certification and Registration

I just completed my Pharm-Tech course and I'm in the process of studying for Nat'l certification. What are the cost for registration and certification

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Ointment Strength Calculation

I'm preparing for a PEBC EVALUATION exam and I'm stumped on this question. Several pharmacists and technicians have come up with the answer of 4.8g, however,

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Pharmacy Tech Professional Organizations

What pharmacy tech professional organizations would you recommend? Now that I have passed my PTCB certification exam and now preparing to re-enter the

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PTCB test day materials provided?

When you go to Pearson Vue to take the PTCB, do they give you paper or a white board to write out your calculations? What about a calculator

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PTCB certification number

Took the PTCB exam today for the 1st time and passed. I want to know when I'll get my certification number so that I can apply for jobs? Reply (by Keith)

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Free PTCB and ExCPT practice test. Unofficial Practice Test questions

26 Free PTCB and ExCPT practice tests. Before taking the PTCB exam - practice here. Multiple choice format just like the pharmacy tech test.

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Free PTCB and ExCPT practice test. Unofficial Practice Test questions

Free PTCB practice tests. 26 different pharmacy technician practice exams in multiple choice format.

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IV infusion calculation

An IV has been ordered to run at 10 drops/min. It contains 450mg of a particular drug in a total of 1000ml. How many mg of the drug will the patient receive

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Memorizing drug names

I have a close friend who recently took the PTCB exam and passed. She just advised me this morning to just study the top 25 of the top 100 drugs. I made

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