Calculate the dosage of the medication based on the patient's body
3 mg = X mg
1 X = 210 mg
Calculate the volume of the drug to be administered.
SOLUTION TO c.:
50 mg = 210 mg
50X = 210
X = 4.2 ml
PRACTICE #2: The order is for Depakene 15mg/kg/day for a patient who
weighs 110 pounds. The medication is to be given in 3
divided doses. Depakene is stocked in 125 mg/capsules.
Calculate the number of capsules to give per dose.
Convert the patient's body weight to kilograms.
1 kg = X kg
2.2 X = 110
X = 50 kg