Med Math: Formulas Question #20

Question

Order: Penicillin G potassium 250,000 units IM q 6 hr
Available: Penicillin G potassium 5,000,000 units/vial add 3.2 mL diluent to yeld 1,000,000/mL. How much should be given?

Answers

  1. 10 mL
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  2. 0.25 mL
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  3. 2.5 mL
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  4. 25 mL
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Explanation

Correct Responses: 250,000 units/ 1,000,000 x 1 = 0.25 mL

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