# Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 3

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1486

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• 1.
Doctor’s Order: Minipress 3000 mcg po ac; Available: Minipress tabs 2 mg (scored). How many tab will you administer in 24 hr?
• A.

1.5 tabs

• B.

3 tabs

• C.

4.5 tabs

• D.

5 tabs

• 2.
Doctor’s Order: Dilantin 0.75 gm po stat; Available: Dilantin 250 mg cap. How many cap will you administer?
• A.

1 cap

• B.

2 caps

• C.

3 caps

• D.

4 caps

• 3.
Doctor’s Order: Digoxin 0.25 mg po daily; Available: Digoxin 125 mcg tabs (scored). How many tab will you administer for this dose?
• A.

1 tabs

• B.

2 tabs

• C.

3 tabs

• D.

4 tabs

• 4.
Doctor’s Order: Klotrix 0.35 mEq/ lb po dissolved in 6 oz of oj at 8 am; Available: Klotrix 8 mEq/mL. How many mL of Klotrix will you add to the oj for a 20.5 Kg patient?
• A.

0.5 ml

• B.

1 ml

• C.

2 ml

• D.

2.5 ml

• 5.
Doctor’s Order: Megace Oral Suspension 160 mg po bid; Directions for mixing: Add 100 mL of water and shake vigorously. Each 0.5 mL will contain 10.7 mg of Megace. How many tbsp of Megace will you administer?
• A.

0.5 tbsp

• B.

2.5 tbsp

• C.

3.5 tbsp

• D.

5 tbsp

• 6.
Doctor’s Order: Vistaril Oral Susp 10 mg q 4 hr prn anxiety; Directions for mixing: Add 125 mL of water and shake well. Each tsp will yield 15 mg of Vistaril. How many mL will you give?
• A.

1 ml

• B.

1.3 ml

• C.

3 ml

• D.

3.3 ml

• 7.
Your patient had the following intake: 2 1/2 bowls of broth (180 mL/bowl). 1 can of tomato juice (4.5 oz/can ). 4 oz of cottage cheese. 1 ¾ L of NS IV and ½ pt of ice cream. What will you record as the total intake in mL for this patient?
• A.

2.858 ml

• B.

2.585 ml

• C.

2.705 ml

• D.

2.505 ml

• 8.
Your patient has had the following intake: ½ cup of hot tea (240 mL/cup). 3/4 container of grapefruit juice (4 oz/container). 3/4 qt of milk. 1 pt of water. 125 mL of D5W IV x 8 hr and 2 oz of fruit cocktail. What will you record as the total intake in mL for this patient?
• A.

2.460 ml

• B.

2.640 ml

• C.

2.520 ml

• D.

2.250 ml

• 9.
Doctor’s Order: Tobramycin 1.25mg/Kg IM q 12 hr; Available: Tobramycin 0.2 g/mL. How many mL will you administer to a 183 lb patient for each dose?
• A.

0.52 ml

• B.

1.52 ml

• C.

2 ml

• D.

4 ml

• 10.
Doctor’s Order: Heparin 4.390 units Sub Q bid; Available: Heparin 5.000 USP units per ml in 10 ml. How many mL will you administer?
• A.

8.8 ml

• B.

0.88 ml

• C.

1.88 ml

• D.

0.18 ml

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