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Lincoln Technical Institute, Paramus - PN 112L

Chapter 11: Oral Dosages

Ogden & Fluharty: Calculation of Drug Dosages, 10th Edition

COMPLETION

1)The physician orders Methergine 0.3 mg po twice a day for postpartum bleeding. The medication is supplied in 0.2-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? _________

- The physician orders Synthroid 100 mcg po daily for a patient with hypothyroidism. The medication is supplied in 0.1-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? _________
- The physician orders Zestril 15 mg po daily for hypertension. The medication is supplied in 5mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ______________
- The physician orders ibuprofen 600 mg po prn for cramping. The medication is supplied in 200- mg capsules. How many capsules will the nurse administer? _________________
- The physician orders acyclovir 400 mg po three times a day for herpes. The medication is supplied in 800-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ___________
- The physician orders Salagen 10 mg po twice a day for dry eyes. The medication is supplied in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? _____________
- The physician orders acetaminophen 325 mg po q4 h for temperature higher than 101° F. The medication is supplied in gr v tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ___________
- The physician orders Cipro 750 mg po twice a day for sinusitis. The medication is supplied in 500- mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse administer? ______________
- The physician orders Lanoxin elixir 80 mcg po daily for a patient with congestive heart failure. Available: 50 mcg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________
- The physician orders KCl 20 mEq po daily for hypokalemia. The medication is supplied in 40 mEq/15 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? _____________
- The physician orders Benadryl elixir 37.5 mg po for hives. Available: 12.5mg/5 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________
- The physician orders Zantac elixir 150 mg po twice a day for heartburn. The medication is supplied in 15 mg/mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________
- The physician orders Dilantin oral suspension 80 mg po three times a day for seizures. The medication is supplied in 125 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________
- The physician orders Prozac liquid 60 mg po daily for depression. Available: 20 mg/5mL. How many milliliters will the nurse administer? ____________________
- The physician orders nitroglycerin tablets gr sublingual every 5 minutes up to three tablets for chest pain. The medication is supplied in 0.4-mg tablets. The patient took three tablets. How many milligrams did she receive? ___________
- A patient with high gastric residuals has Reglan 10 mg every 6 hours per gastric tube ordered. The Reglan syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per 10-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders magnesium oxide 200 mg oral three times a day for a patient with hypomagnesemia. Magnesium oxide is available in 400-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician has ordered Digitek 0.125 mg oral every 48 hours for a patient with atrial fibrillation. The medication is supplied as Digitek 125 mcg per tablet. How many tablets of Digitek would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders tramadol 100 mg oral three times a day. Tramadol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician has ordered torsemide 40 mg oral every morning for a patient with heart failure. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of torsemide would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders Coumadin 5 mg oral daily for a patient with a pulmonary embolus. Coumadin is available in 10 mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient has orders for guaifenesin 200 mg every 6 hours per gastric tube. The guaifenesin syrup is supplied in a 100 mg per 5-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician has ordered spironolactone 75 mg oral daily for a patient with hypokalemia. The medication is supplied as spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders glipizide 10 mg oral twice a day for a patient with diabetes. Glipizide is available in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? _______
- The physician has ordered lorazepam 1 mg oral every 4 to 6 hours for a patient with anxiety. The medication is supplied as lorazepam 0.5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of lorazepam would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders potassium chloride crystals CR 40 mEq twice a day orally for a patient with hypokalemia. Potassium chloride crystals CR are available in 20-mEq tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician has ordered carvedilol 12.5 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. The medication is supplied as carvedilol 6.25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of carvedilol would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders ascorbic acid 600 mg oral daily for a patient with anemia. Ascorbic acid is available in 300-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders metoprolol 25 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient with dysphagia has omeprazole 40 mg once daily per gastric tube ordered. The omeprazole elixir is supplied in a 2 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders diltiazem 60 mg oral three times a day for a patient with supraventricular tachycardia. Diltiazem is available in 30-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The patient has metoclopramide 5 mg oral every 6 hours ordered for nausea. The medication is supplied as metoclopramide 10 mg per tablet. How many tablets of metoclopramide would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- Docusate sodium 100 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered for a constipated patient. The docusate sodium syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- Vitamin D 5000 international units oral every day is ordered. The vitamin D is supplied in 1000-international-unit capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders gabapentin 900 mg oral at bedtime for a patient with neuropathy. Gabapentin is available in 300-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders simvastatin 80 mg oral at bedtime for a patient. Simvastatin is available in 40-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders fluconazole 200 mg daily per gastric tube for a patient with an infection. The medication is supplied as fluconazole 200 mg per tablet. How many tablets of fluconazole would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- Pro-Stat 60 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered. The Pro-Stat syrup is supplied in a 15 g per 30-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders magnesium oxide 400 mg oral three times a day for a patient with hypomagnesemia. Magnesium oxide is available in 200-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient with dysphagia has omeprazole 40 mg twice a day ordered. The omeprazole is supplied in 20-mg capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders potassium chloride crystals CR 60 mEq twice a day orally for hypokalemia. Potassium chloride crystals CR are available in 20-mEq tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician has Levothroid 250 mcg oral daily ordered for a patient with hypothyroidism. The medication is supplied as Levothroid 0.1 mg per tablet. How many tablets of Levothroid would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- Hydrocodone–acetaminophen 15 mg/1000 mg every 4 hours for pain per gastric tube is ordered. The hydrocodone–acetaminophen syrup is supplied in 7.5 mg/500 mg per 10-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? _______
- The patient has methylphenidate 15 mg oral twice a day at 0800 and 1300 ordered for a decreased level of consciousness. The medication is supplied as methylphenidate 5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of methylphenidate would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- A patient has acetaminophen 650 mg ordered every 4 hours per gastric tube. The acetaminophen syrup is supplied in a 160 milligram per 5-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? (Round to the nearest tenth) ___________
- The patient has trazodone 100 mg oral at bedtime ordered. The medication is supplied as trazodone 50 mg per tablet. How many tablets of trazodone would the patient receive with each dose? _______
- A patient with GERD has Reglan 5 mg every 6 hours per gastric tube ordered. The Reglan syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per 10-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician has ordered Digitek 0.250 mg oral every 48 hours for a patient with heart failure. The medication is supplied as Digitek 125 mcg per tablet. How many tablets of Digitek would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician has torsemide 60 mg oral every morning ordered for a patient with heart failure. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of Digitek would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders diltiazem 90 mg oral three times a day for hypertension. Diltiazem is available in 60-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ______
- The physician orders zolpidem tartrate 10 mg oral at hs for a patient. Zolpidem tartrate is available in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? _______
- Docusate sodium 200 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered for a constipated patient. The docusate sodium syrup is supplied in a 10 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders oxycodone IR 20 mg oral every 4 hours as needed for pain. Oxycodone IR is available in 10-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- Pyridoxine 100 mg oral every day is ordered. The pyridoxine is supplied in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders ascorbic acid 300 mg oral daily for a patient with anemia. Ascorbic acid is available in 300-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- Metolazone 2.5 mg oral daily is ordered. The metolazone is supplied in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The patient has alprazolam 0.5 mg oral twice a day as needed ordered for anxiety. The medication is supplied as alprazolam 0.25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of alprazolam would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician has ordered hydrocodone–acetaminophen 7.5 mg/500 mg every 4 hours for pain per gastric tube. The hydrocodone–acetaminophen syrup is supplied in 15 mg/1000 mg per 20-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ______
- Vitamin B
_{12}500 mg oral every day is ordered. The vitamin B_{12}is supplied in 250-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________ - The physician orders glipizide 5 mg oral twice a day for a patient with diabetes. Glipizide is available in 10-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ______
- The patient has metoclopramide 10 mg oral every 6 hours ordered for high gastric residuals. The medication is supplied as metoclopramide 10 mg per tablet. How many tablets of metoclopramide would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders simvastatin 120 mg oral at bedtime for a patient. Simvastatin is available in 40-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient with GERD is ordered omeprazole 40 mg once daily per gastric tube. The omeprazole elixir is supplied in a 2 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient with GERD has omeprazole 20 mg twice a day ordered. The omeprazole is supplied in 20-mg capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? _________
- Pro-Stat 30 mg twice a day per gastric tube is ordered. The Pro-Stat syrup is supplied in a 60mg per 30-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders gabapentin 300 mg oral three times a day for a patient with neuropathy. Gabapentin is available in 100-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The patient has diphenhydramine 50 mg oral every 4 hours ordered for itching. The medication is supplied as diphenhydramine 25-mg capsules. How many capsules of diphenhydramine would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- A patient has orders for guaifenesin 300 mg every 6 hours per gastric tube. The guaifenesin syrup is supplied in a 100 mg per 5-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders Cytomel 50 mg daily. The medication is supplied as Cytomel 25-mg tablets. How many tablets of Cytomel would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The patient has orders for trazodone 75 mg oral at bedtime. The medication is supplied as trazodone 50 mg per tablet. How many tablets of trazodone would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders metoprolol 50 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- Metolazone 7.5 mg oral daily is ordered. The metolazone is supplied in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient with anemia is ordered ferrous sulfate 300 mg twice a day per gastric tube. The ferrous sulfate syrup is supplied in a 60 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders Levothroid 100 mcg oral daily for a patient with hypothyroidism. The medication is supplied as Levothroid 0.1 mg per tablet. How many tablets of Levothroid would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders fluconazole 400 mg daily per gastric tube for a patient with an infection. The medication is supplied as fluconazole 200 mg per tablet. How many tablets of fluconazole would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The patient has alprazolam 1 mg oral twice a day as needed ordered for anxiety. The medication is supplied as alprazolam 0.5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of alprazolam would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- A patient with hemoglobin of 8 g/dL is ordered ferrous sulfate 600 mg once daily per gastric tube. The ferrous sulfate syrup is supplied in a 60 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient with GERD is ordered omeprazole 40 mg once daily per gastric tube. The omeprazole elixir is supplied in a 2 mg per milliliter concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders Coumadin 6 mg oral daily for a patient with an international normalized ratio below 2. Coumadin is available in 2-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- Vitamin D 4000 international units oral every day is ordered. The vitamin D is supplied in 1000-international-unit capsules. How many capsules would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders tramadol 25 mg oral three times a day. Tramadol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders spironolactone 50 mg oral daily for a patient with hypokalemia while the patient is receiving Lasix therapy. The medication is supplied as spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders zolpidem tartrate 15 mg oral at hs for a patient. Zolpidem tartrate is available in 5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ______
- The patient has diphenhydramine 25 mg oral every 4 hours ordered for itching. The medication is supplied as diphenhydramine 25-mg capsules. How many capsules of diphenhydramine would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- A patient with pain has acetaminophen 1000 mg ordered every 4 hours per gastric tube. The acetaminophen syrup is supplied in a 160 milligram per 5-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? (Round to the nearest tenth) ___________
- The physician orders Cytomel 25 mg daily. The medication is supplied as Cytomel 25-mg tablets. How many tablets of Cytomel would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- A patient with hypokalemia has potassium chloride 20 mEq twice a day per gastric tube ordered. The potassium elixir is supplied in a 40 mEq per 30-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- A patient with hypokalemia has potassium chloride 40 mEq twice a day per gastric tube ordered. The potassium elixir is supplied in a 40 mEq per 30-mL concentration. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders metoprolol 75 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- Pyridoxine 150 mg oral every day is ordered. The pyridoxine is supplied in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- Vitamin B
_{12}250 mg oral every day is ordered. Vitamin B_{12}is supplied in 100-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________ - The physician orders lorazepam 0.5 mg oral every 4 to 6 hours for a patient with anxiety. The medication is supplied as lorazepam 0.25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of lorazepam would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders carvedilol 25 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. The medication is supplied as carvedilol 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of carvedilol would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders oxycodone IR 10 mg oral every 4 hours as needed for pain. Oxycodone IR is available in 20-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The patient has methylphenidate 10 mg oral twice a day at 0800 and 1300 ordered for a decreased level of consciousness. The medication is supplied as methylphenidate 5 mg per tablet. How many tablets of methylphenidate would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders metoprolol 100 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 50-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The patient has torsemide 60 mg oral twice a day ordered for hypertension. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of torsemide would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- The physician orders potassium chloride crystals CR 40 mEq oral twice a day for a patient with hypokalemia. Potassium chloride crystals CR are available in 20-mEq tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The patient has orders for spironolactone 75 mg oral daily. The medication is supplied as spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- Lorazepam 1 mg oral every 6 hours as needed for anxiety is ordered. Lorazepam is available in 0.5-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders guaifenesin 600 mg oral every 6 hours. Guaifenesin 200 mg is available in 200 mg/10 mL. How many milliliters would the nurse administer with each dose?

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- The patient has orders for spironolactone 50 mg oral daily. The medication is supplied as spironolactone 25 mg per tablet. How many tablets of spironolactone would the patient receive with each dose? _________
- Lorazepam 0.5 mg oral every 6 hours as needed for anxiety is ordered. Lorazepam is available in 0.25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders metoprolol 50 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. Metoprolol is available in 25-mg tablets. How many tablets would the nurse administer with each dose? ___________
- The physician orders torsemide 40 mg oral twice a day for a patient with hypertension. The medication is supplied as torsemide 20 mg per tablet. How many tablets of torsemide would the patient receive with each dose? _________

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