powder volume

by christina
(fairfield,ca)

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?
A. 200mL
B. 100mL
C. 50mL
D. None of the above

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Aug 21, 2011
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by: frozen forever

the answer is c)50ml.

convert 2g to 2000mg

1tsp=5ml

2000*5/200=50ml

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