Chapter 8 Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications

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Chapter 8  Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications

 

 

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1. Order: HydroDIURIL 50 mg, PO, daily
Drugs available:

a. Which bottle of HydroDIURIL would you use?
b. How many tablets would you give? (Show your work.)

ANS:
a. HydroDIURIL 25 mg bottle. (You could use HydroDIURIL 100 mg bottle, but the tablet should be scored and broken in half.)
b.
= 2 tablets
OR

Cross multiply: 25x = 50
x = 2 tablets

OR

RP: H : V :: D : x
25 : 1 :: 50 : x
25x = 50
x = 2 tablets
OR (using 100 mg bottle)

2. Order: hydroxyzine pamoate 0.1 g, PO, q8h
Drugs available:

 

a. Which bottle of hydroxyzine would you use? Explain.
b. How many tablets/capsules would you give?

ANS:
a. Vistaril is hydroxyzine pamoate.
Change 0.1 g to milligrams.

b.
Cross multiply 100x = 100
x = 1 cap/tab

OR

RP: H : V :: D : x
100 mg : 1 tab :: 100 mg : x tab
100x = 100
x = 1 cap/tab
OR (conversion needed)
DA:

3. Order: aspirin gr X, PO, bid
Drug available:

a. Gr X is equal to how many milligrams? (Use table if needed.)
b. How many tablets would you give?

ANS:
a. Gr X = 650 mg
b. 2 tablets of aspirin per dose

4. Order: amoxicillin clavulanate (Augmentin) 0.5 g, PO, q8h
Drugs available:

a. Which bottle would you use?
b. How many tablets would you give?

ANS:
a. Either bottle; 0.5 g = 500 mg
b. 2 tablets of Augmentin 250 mg; 1 tablet of Augmentin 500 mg

5. Order: megestrol acetate (Megace) 160 mg, PO, in four divided doses
Drug available:

a. How many milligrams should the patient receive per dose?
b. How many tablets should the patient receive per dose?

ANS:
a. 160 mg ÷ 4 times a day = 40 mg per dose
b.

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