(c) How many milligrams of the penicillin are needed to prepare 120 g
of a penicillin ointment containing 1000 units per gram?
A vitamin B complex capsule contains:
In Each Capsule
To Make 5000 Capsules
How many grams of each ingredient in the above formula would be needed to
make 5000 capsules? Place answers in the blanks.
(12) A 50,000 unit soluble tablet of penicillin is dissolved in distilled water.
A total volume of 10 milliliters of penicillin solution is prepared. Then, 6 milliliters of the
penicillin solution is incorporated into enough ointment base to make a total of 24 grams
of penicillin ointment. The ointment should be labeled "Penicillin Ointment
_______units per gram."
ANS: __________ units per gram
(13) The USP diagnostic dose of tuberculin P.P.D. is 0.00002 mg.
Convert 0.00002 mg to micrograms.
ANS: ____________________ mcg