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A prescription for amoxicillin comes in an oral suspension that is 250 mg/5.0 mL. A patient is prescribed 500 mg every 6 h. How many milliliters of amoxicillin should the patient take per dose? How many teaspoons? How many teaspoons per day?

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  1. Put the numbers down and look at them.
    You want 500 mg per dose. Your solution is 250 mg/5.0 mL so wouldn't you think the patient will need 10.0 mL?
    (250 mg/5.0 mL) x # mL = 500 mg
    # mL = 500*5.0/250 = 10
    You can go to google and convert to teasoons

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  2. A prescription for amoxicillin comes in an oral suspension that is 250 mg/5.0 mL. A patient has prescribed 500 mg every 6 h. How many milliliters of amoxicillin should the patient take per dose? How many teaspoons? How many teaspoons per day? Very hard question

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