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the recommended dose for gentamicin is 5mg/kg/ day in threee divided doses.If a patient weighs 164lb, how many milligrams should that patient receive for each dose?

which of the following drugs is classed as an h2 antagonist?

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    convert 164 lb to kg;

    5 mg/kg/day * 1day/3doses

    = 5/3 mg/kg per dose

    Multiply this number by the weight of the patient in kg

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