Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 5

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• 1.
Doctor’s order: Amoxicillin 0.25 g p.o. every 8 hours; Available: Amoxicillin 125 mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse give per dose?
• A.

0.5 tab

• B.

1 tab

• C.

1.5 tabs

• D.

2 tabs

• 2.
Doctor’s order: Zofran 8 mg p.o. t.i.d.; Available: Zofran in a 100 ml bottle labeled 4 mg/tsp.; How many ml will the nurse administer for each dose?
• A.

1.25 ml

• B.

6.25 ml

• C.

8 ml

• D.

10 ml

• 3.
Doctor’s order: Morphine gr 1/10; Available: Morphine 10 mg/ml. How many ml will the nurse give?
• A.

0.6 ml

• B.

1 ml

• C.

6 ml

• D.

10 ml

• 4.
Give Fortaz mg/kg/day p.o. 50 mg/kg p.o. t.i.d. to a child who weighs 25.5 kg. Fortaz is available in an oral suspension labeled 100 mg/ml. How many ml would the nurse administer per dose?
• A.

0.5 ml

• B.

0. 8 ml

• C.

10.8 ml

• D.

12.8 ml

• 5.
Give Ceclor 45 mg/kg/day p.o. in 3 divided doses for a patient who weighs 66 pounds. A 75 ml stock medication is labeled Ceclor 125 mg/ml. How many ml would the nurse administer per dose?
• A.

0.5 ml

• B.

0.8 ml

• C.

3.6 ml

• D.

9 ml

• 6.
Give Biaxin for a child whose BSA is 0.55 m2. The usual adult dose is 500 mg. Biaxin is available in an oral suspension. The 100ml bottle is labeled 50 mg/ml. How many ml would the nurse give per dose?
• A.

3.2 ml

• B.

1.6 ml

• C.

1.2 ml

• D.

5 ml

• 7.
Give Phenergan for a child whose BSA is 1.2 m2. The usual adult dose is 25 mg. How many milligrams would the nurse administer for the dose?
• A.

12 mg

• B.

17.6 mg

• C.

20.8 mg

• D.

25 mg

• 8.
LR 125 ml/hr via gravity flow using tubing calibrated at 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the flow rate.
• A.

8 gtt/min

• B.

15 gtt/min

• C.

25 gtt/min

• D.

31 gtt/min

• 9.
One liter NS to infuse over 24 hours using a micro drip (gravity flow). Calculate the flow rate.
• A.

42 gtt/min

• B.

28 gtt/min

• C.

12 gtt/min

• D.

10 gtt/min

• 10.
At the change of shift you notice 200 ml left to count in the I.V. bag. The I.V. is infusing at 80 ml/hr. How much longer will the I.V. run?
• A.

1 hr

• B.

1 hr and 30 mins

• C.

2 hrs

• D.

2 hrs and 30 mins

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