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The dose of beclomethasone inhalant is 200mcg twice a day. The commercial inhaler delivers 50mcg per inhalation and contains 200 inhalations. How many inhalers should be dispensed to a patient if a 60-day supply is prescribed?

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  1. 200 mcg 2x daily = 400 mcg/day.
    The inhaler is good for 50 mcg/squirt so that gives it 400/50 ps (per squirt) = 4 spd (squirts per day). One inhaler, then, is good for 200 squirts/4 spd = 50 days. You can work out the remainder. Check my arithmetic and thinking.

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