# Quiz 6: Oral Medications

Medicine

Q 1Q 1

The physician writes an order for Atacand 16 mg.Each tablet contains 8 mg.How many tablets would you administer?
1)1/2 of a tablet
2)5 tablets
3)2 tablets
4)1/5 of a tablet

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Q 2Q 2

The physician writes an order for furosemide (Lasix)120 mg.Each table contains 40 mg.How many tablets would you administer?
1)3 tablets
2)4 tablets
3)3 1/2 tablets
4)5 tablets

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Q 3Q 3

The physician writes an order for meclizine hydrochloride (Antivert)25 mg.Each tablet contains 12.5 mg.How many tablets would you administer?
1)1/2 tablet
2)4 tablets
3)2 tablets
4)5 tablets

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Q 4Q 4

The physician writes an order for levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid)75 micrograms.Each table contains 0.025 mg.How many tablets would you administer?
1)300 tablets
2)3 1/3 tablets
3)3 tablets
4)30 tablets

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Q 5Q 5

The physician writes an order for ziprasidone hydrochloride (Geodon)80 mg.Each tablet contains 20 mg.How many tablets would you administer?
1)16 tablets
2)2 1/2 tablets
3)4 tablets
4)1/4 tablet

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Q 6Q 6

The physician orders phenytoin (Dilantin)85 mg.The suspension contains 125 mg in 5 mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)3.4 mL
2)7 mL
3)1 1/3 mL
4)2 mL

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Q 7Q 7

The physician orders digoxin (Lanoxin)125 micrograms.The elixir contains 0.25 mg per mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)0.002 mL
2)0.5 mL
3)0.02 mL
4)2 mL

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Q 8Q 8

The physician orders erythromycin ethylsuccinate 280 mg.The suspension contains 400 mg per 5mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)7 mL
2)3 mL
3)3.5 mL
4)0.7 mL

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Q 9Q 9

The physician orders 475 mg penicillin v potassium (Pen-VK).The suspension contains 250 mg per 5mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)0.956 mL
2)23,750 mL
3)9.5 mL
4)1.9 mL

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Q 10Q 10

The physician orders methadone 7.5 mg p.o.q.4h.The methadone label reads 5 mg/5mL.How many milliliters would you administer?
1)1.5 mL
2)0.3 mL
3)0.75 mL
4)7.5 mL

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Q 11Q 11

The physician orders magnesium sulfate (epsom salt)3.2 mEq.The solution contains 0.8 mEq per mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)0.4 mL
2)40 mL
3)4 mL
4)2.5 mL

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Q 12Q 12

The physician orders potassium gluconate (Kaylixir)45 mEq.The solution contains 20 mEq per 15 mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)60 mL
2)2.4 mL
3)33.75 mL
4)24 mL

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Q 13Q 13

The physician orders potassium chloride (Slow-K)80 mEq.The solution contains 40 mEq per 15 ml.How many mL would you administer?
1)30 mL
2)213.3 mL
3)2.13 mL
4)300 mL

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Q 14Q 14

The physician orders potassium chloride 1.25 mEq for a pediatric client.The solution contains 45 mEq per 15 mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)3.75 mL
2)0.42 mL
3)0.38 mL
4)0.41 mL

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Q 15Q 15

Using a formula,estimate the body surface area of a person whose height is 24 inches and who weighs 12 pounds.
1)0.09 m

^{2}2)0.3 m^{2}3)288 m^{2}4)16.9 m^{2}Free

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Q 16Q 16

Using a formula,estimate the body surface area of a person whose height is 4 feet and who weighs 85 pounds.
1)1.13 m

^{2}2)0.32 m^{2}3)55.9 m^{2}4)1.14 m^{2}Free

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Q 17Q 17

Using a formula,estimate the body surface area of a person whose height is 5 feet and who weighs 150 pounds.
1)2.87 m

^{2}2)1.7 m^{2}3)0.23 m^{2}4)0.49 m^{2}Free

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Q 18Q 18

Using a formula,estimate the body surface area of a person whose height is 165 centimeters and who weighs 57 kilograms.
1)0.47 m

^{2}2)1.55 m^{2}3)1.62 m^{2}4)0.45 m^{2}Free

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Q 19Q 19

Using a formula,estimate the body surface area of a person whose height is 5 feet,2 inches and weighs 275 pounds.
1)5.44 m

^{2}2)55.9 m^{2}3)2.29 m^{2}4)2.33 m^{2}Free

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Q 20Q 20

Using a formula,estimate the body surface area of a person whose height is 187 centimeters and who weighs 91 kilograms.
1)2.17 m

^{2}2)55.9 m^{2}3)2.14 m^{2}4)4.79 m^{2}Free

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Q 21Q 21

The physician writes an order for a loading dose of theophylline (Lanophyllin)5 mg/kg.The client weighs 65 kg.The medication is supplied 150 mg/15 mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)1.3 mL
2)32.5 mL
3)3250 mL
4)21.7 mL

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Q 22Q 22

The physician orders palifermin (Kepivance)60 mcg/kg to be administered daily.The client weighs 35 kg.The medication is supplied 5 mg/mL.How many mL would you administer?
1)0.42 mL
2)30 mL
3)36.5 mL
4)33.6 mL

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Q 23Q 23

A patient is to receive a drug at the rate of 10 mg/kg p.o.daily.The patient weighs 93 kg.The strength of the drug is 250 mg/mL.How many milliliters should the patient receive?
1)0.27 mL
2)2.7
3)37.2 mL
4)3.7 mL

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Q 24Q 24

The physician orders paclitaxel (Taxol)135 mg/m

^{2}to be administered over 24 hours.The client's body surface area is 1.62 m^{2}.The medication is supplied 6 mg/mL.How many mL would you administer? 1)1312.2 mL 2)13.9 mL 3)36.5 mL 4)0.14 mLFree

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Q 25Q 25

The physician orders pemetrexed (Alimta)500 mg/m

^{2}.The client's body surface area is 2.14 m^{2}.The medication is supplied 25 mg/mL.How many mL would you administer? 1)300,000 mL 2)42.8 mL 3)9.3 mL 4)5.8 mLFree

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Q 26Q 26

A patient is to receive a drug at the rate of 30 mg/m

^{2}p.o.daily.The patient has a BSA of 1.51 m^{2}.The strength of the drug is 125 mg/5 mL.How many milliliters should the patient receive? 1)1.8 mL 2)0.8 mL 3)1,132.5 mL 4)2.76 mLFree

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Q 27Q 27

The safe dosage range for acetazolamide (Diamox)is 8-30 mg/kg daily in four equally divided dosages.The client weighs 93 kg.How many mg may you safely administer?
1)744-2790 mg
2)2976-11,160 mg
3)74.4-279 mg
4)186-697.5 mg

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Q 28Q 28

The safe-dosage range for acetaminophen (Tylenol)is 650-3250 mg per day.The client is taking 650 mg as needed for pain every four hours.What is the maximum number of dosages per day the client can take safely?
1)Three doses
2)Five doses
3)Six doses
4)Two doses

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Q 29Q 29

The safe dose range of digoxin (Lanoxin)for preterm neonates is 15-25 mcg/kg.What would the safe dosage range be for a neonate who weighs 1.6 kg?
1)24-40 mcg
2)25 mcg
3)40 mcg
4)9.4-15.6 mcg

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Q 30Q 30

The pediatric client is ordered procainamide hydrochloride (Pronestyl)3-6 mg/kg to a maximum of 100 mg/dose.What would be a safe dosage for the client who weighs 35 kg?
1)105-210 mg
2)100 mg
3)5.8-11.67 mg
4)8.6-17.14 mg

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