# Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 2

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• 1.
Doctor’s Order: Demerol 50 mg IVP q 6 hr prn pain; Available: Demerol 75 mg/ 1.3mL. How many mL will you administer?
• A.

0.87 ml

• B.

1.87 ml

• C.

2 ml

• D.

2.87 ml

• 2.
Doctor’s Order: Streptomycin 1.75 mg/ lb IM q 12 hr; Available: Streptomycin 0.35 g / 2.3 mL. How many mL will you administer a day to a 59 Kg patient?
• A.

1.5 ml

• B.

2 ml

• C.

2.5 ml

• D.

3 ml

• 3.
Doctor’s Order: Bumex 0.8 mg IV bolus bid; Reconstitution instructions: Constitute to 1000 micrograms/3.1 mL with 4.8mL of 5% Dextrose Water for Injection. How many mL will you administer?
• A.

2 ml

• B.

3.5 ml

• C.

3 ml

• D.

2.5 ml

• 4.
Doctor’s Order: Tazidime 0.3 g IM tid; Reconstitution instructions: For IM solution add 1.5 mL of diluent. Shake to dissolve. Provides an approximate volume of 1.8 mL (280 mg/mL). How many mL will you give?
• A.

1.9 ml

• B.

2 ml

• C.

3 ml

• D.

1.1 ml

• 5.
Doctor’s Order: Infuse 50 mg of Amphotericin B in 250 mL NS over 4 hr 15 min; Drop factor: 12gtt/mL. What flow rate (mL/hr) will you set on the IV infusion pump?
• A.

11.8 ml/hr

• B.

58.8 ml/hr

• C.

14.1 ml/hr

• D.

60.2 ml/hr

• 6.
Doctor’s Order: 1 ½ L of NS to be infused over 7 hours; Drop factor: 15 gtt/mL. What flow rate (mL/hr) will you set on the IV infusion pump?
• A.

53.6 ml/hr

• B.

214.3 ml/hr

• C.

35.7 ml/hr

• D.

142.9 ml/hr

• 7.
Doctor’s Order: Mandol 300 mg in 50 mL of D5W to infuse IVPB 15 minutes; Drop factor: 10 gtt/mL. How many mL/hr will you set on the IV infusion pump?
• A.

200 ml/hr

• B.

87.5 ml/hr

• C.

3.3 ml/hr

• D.

50 ml/hr

• 8.
Doctor’s Order: Infuse 1200 mL of 0.45% Normal Saline at 125 mL/hr; Drop Factor: 12gtt/min. How many gtt/min will you regulate the IV?
• A.

2 gtt/min

• B.

12 gtt/min

• C.

25 gtt/min

• D.

27 gtt/min

• 9.
Doctor’s Order: Rocephin 0.5 grams in 250 mL of D5W to infuse IVPB 45 minutes; Drop Factor: 12gtt/min. How many gtt/ min will you regulate the IVPB?
• A.

6 gtt/min

• B.

30 gtt/min

• C.

67 gtt/min

• D.

87 gtt/min

• 10.
Doctor’s Order: ¼ L of D5W to infuse over 2 hr 45 min; Drop factor: 60 gtt/mL. How many gtt/min will you regulate the IV?
• A.

91 gtt/min

• B.

96 gtt/min

• C.

125 gtt/min

• D.

142 gtt/min

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