Dosage Problem

by Natalie
(San Mateo)

Dr. Caldwell prescribes the antibiotic ampicillin for the treatment of a child's ear infection. If the daily dose of ampicillin is 110 mg/kg of body weight, and the child is given a daily dose of 1.4 g, how many pounds does the child weigh? (1kg = 2.2 lb.)

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