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Percentage problem (business Math)

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

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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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FIND A STUDY PARTNER - Join us on Facebook

Join us on Facebook for new practice questions and updates about the site. Connect with other PTCB students online and join in on the community forum. Find a pharmacy tech study partner in your area.

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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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