(7)

Digoxin elixir contains 0.05 milligrams of digoxin per milliliter. How

many milligrams will be contained in 3 milliliters of the elixir?

(8)

A pharmacist prepared a suspension containing 5 million units of

penicillin per 10 milliliters. How many units of penicillin will 1/4 milliliter of the

suspension contain?

(9)

Actifed Syrup is indicated for the symptomatic relief of upper

respiratory congestion due to allergies. Each 5 milliliters of the yellow syrup contains:

Pseudoephedrine 30mg

Triprolidine

1.25mg

(a) If there are 473 milliliters in one pint, how many milligrams of

triprolidine are in one pint of the Actifed Syrup?

(b) The manufacturer suggests a dosage regimen of 0.938 milligrams

every 6 hours for children four to six years old. How many milliliters should a 5 year old

child take as a single dose?

(c) How many milliliters of the syrup should be dispensed to this 5 year

old patient if he is to take the medication for three weeks?

(10) To lower a patient's blood pressure, a physician has prescribed him

500 mg of methyldopa (Aldomet) to be taken each day. Aldomet is supplied as 250-

mg tablets. If the patient takes this medication for 3 weeks, how many tablets will he

take?

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