Medicines Management

1. A woman is prescribed 150 mg of Pethidine. The stock dose is 60mg /2mL ampoule. What volume will you require?
5ml
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2. Px dose 500mg orally 4 times a day. Ward stock 250 mg capsules. How many capsules are administered?
2 capsules
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3. Px oral drug 400mg per day. Stock tablets 50mg. How many capsules are administered?
8 capsules
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4. Px drug in liquid format. She is prescribed 8mg of the drug. Ward stock 10mg in 5ml [10mg/5ml].
4ml
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A woman is prescribed 20000 units of Heparin. Ward stock is available as 4000 units/5mL. What volume in mL is required to give 20000 units?
25ml
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6. A woman is prescribed an intramuscular drug . Px dose is 40mg. Ward stock= 50mg in 2ml. How many ml by injection does she require?
1.6ml
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7. Px for 500ml 0.9% Sodium Chloride intravenously [IV] over 4 hours. How many drops per minute does she require?
41drops/min
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8.A woman is prescribed 80 mg of Labetalol Hydrochloride injection. The stock dose is 50mg/2mL. What volume will you require?
3.2ml
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9. A prescribed dose of Amoxil is 0.25 grammes [g] 8hourly. Ward stock is 125mg capsules. How many capsules are required to achieve the prescribed dose?
2 capsules
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10. A woman requires 8mg of oral syrup three times in 24 hours. The medicine contains 4mg/5ml [ 4mg in 5 ml]. How many mls in total is required in 24 hours?
30ml
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11. Intravenous antibiotics are prescribed and diluted in 125ml Normal Saline over one hour. The intravenous [IV] administration [IV giving set] is 15 drops/ml. Calculate the drip rate in drops per minute.
31 drops/min
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12. Intramuscular Morphine Sulphate 5mg is prescribed. Stock ampoule is 10mg per 1 ml [10mg/1ml]. How many ml are administered?
0.5ml
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13. A diuretic is prescribed 40mg IV. Ward stock is 80mg/2ml. How many ml are administered?
1ml
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14. A woman is prescribed Ranitidine hydrochloride 650mg orally. Stock available is 325mg/10ml. What volume should be administered?
20ml
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15. A woman is prescribed Co-Amoxiclav 1gram in an intravenous solution. Ampoules contain 500mg in 10ml. What volume should be administered?
20ml
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Intramuscular Morphine Sulphate 5mg is prescribed. Stock ampoule is 10mg per 1 ml [10mg/1ml]. How many ml are administered?
0.5
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A woman requires 8mg of oral syrup three times in 24 hours. The medicine contains 4mg/5ml [4mg in 5 ml]. How many mls in total is required in 24 hours?
30
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A diuretic is prescribed 40mg IV. Ward stock is 80mg/2ml. How many ml are administered?
1
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2. Px dose 500mg orally 4 times a day. Ward stock 250 mg capsules. How many capsules are administered?

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