(11) A patient has been prescribed the anticancer drug Tamoxifen
(Nolvadex ). The prescription has the following signa: Tabs p.o. i b.i.d. x 5 years.
Each tablet contains 10 mg of tamoxifen. How many milligrams of Nolvadex will the
patient take in three weeks?
(12) A chronic alcoholic has been taking two 250-mg disulfiram (Antabuse)
tablets a day for 2 weeks, and then 1 tablet a day for the next 2 weeks. How many
tablets did he take altogether?
(13) A person is taking three 100-mg capsules of diphenylhydantoin
(Dilantin) each day to reduce the chance of having an epileptic seizure. How many
milligrams of Dilantin would he take in 20 days?
(14) The usual dose of dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) is one 50-mg tablet
every 4 hours to control motion sickness. COL Jones, who is presently flying from post
to post on an inspection tour, has taken one tablet every 4 hours for the past two days.
How many milligrams of Dramamine has he taken?
A patient received a prescription for diazepam (Valium) as an anti-anxiety
agent. If he takes the Valium according to the prescription above, how many grams
will he take in ten days?