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To compound a custom solution, you are asked to add 10mg of drug to a 500ml bag of 5% dextrose injection. the drug is available in pre mixed bottles of 0.5% solution. how many ml should you add

 Mar 4, 2020
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.5%    means    .005  of  each  ml    is   the  GRAMS of  drug

 

.005 * x  gm / ml   = 10 mg

5 mg /ml *  x   = 10 mg

x = 2 ml  

 Mar 4, 2020
edited by ElectricPavlov  Mar 4, 2020
edited by ElectricPavlov  Mar 4, 2020

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