Dosage calculation

You receive an order for :
APAP with codeine elixir 4oz.
120mg/12mg/5 mL
Sig: 1 tbsp PO q6h p.r.n.
Each prescribed dose will contain:
A. 120mg APAP + 12mg Codeine
B. 240mg APAP + 25mg Codeine
C. 360mg APAP + 36mg Codeine
D. 720mg APAP + 72mg Codeine

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Pharmacy Calculation
by: Anonymous

the answer is c because

1 tsp = 5 ml


3 tsp = 1 tbsp so

multiply 12 x 3 = 36 and

120 x 3 = 360

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