## bonus quiz # 5 Q. # 9 how to set up???

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Valproic acid syrup is available as 250 mg/5 cc. If a patient is taking 750 mg in the morning and 500 mg in the evening, how much syrup will you dispense for a 30 day supply?

A. 1.25 pt.

B. 750 mL

C. 205.88 fl. dr.

D. 23.36 fl. oz.

THANK YOU

## Comments for bonus quiz # 5 Q. # 9 how to set up???

 Jan 23, 2011 Set up by: Niki Set up a 2 step proportion, first step is to find out how many mL the patient uses per day:1250 mg = 250 mg x 5 mL250x=6250x=25mL The patient uses 25mL per day, now you must find out the amount in 30 days:25mL = x1 day 30daysx= 750mLThe answer is 750mL.

 Jan 10, 2011 understanding the question is the key by: Anonymous TOTAL DRUG PATIENT IS TAKING IN A DAY;500mg+750mg=1250mgavailable valproic acid syr=250mg/5cc (5cc=5ml)if 5ml contains 250mg of drug,then ?ml will contain 1250mg of drug.cal;1250mg*5ml/250mg=25mlpatient is taking 25ml of valproic acid solutiona day30 days supply=30*25ml=750mlans=750ml

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