7.

The questions in this exercise refer to the prescription below.

(a) How many milligrams of

aspirin are contained in each

tablet?

ANS: ___________milligrams

(b) How many grams of aspirin

are contained in the total

prescription?

ANS: ______________grams

(c) How many days will the

prescription last if taken as

directed?

ANS: ____________days

8. Pyrantel pamoate (Antiminth) is given as treatment for roundworms in a

single dose of 1 ml for 10 pounds of body weight. What would be the dose in milliliters

for a 44-lb child?

ANS: _________ml

9. Meperidine hydrochloride (Demerol) injection contains 50 milligrams of

meperidine HCl per each milliliter of injection. How many milliliters must be administered

to give a patient 80 milligrams of the drug?

ANS: _________ml

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