Pharmaceutics Calculations Practice Set #4 with Answers

Pharmaceutics Calculations Practice Set #4 with Answers
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Question 1
The Ortho TriCyclen Lo 28-day regimen consists of norgestimate (N), ethinyl estradiol (EE), and nonmedicated tablets as follows:
7 white tablets containing
0.18 mg (N) + 0.025 mg (EE)
7 light-blue tablets containing
0.215 mg (N) + 0.025 mg (EE)
7 dark-blue tablets containing
0.25 mg (N) + 0.025 mg (EE)
7 green tablets containing
0 mg (N) + 0 mg (EE)
How many mg of each of norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol are taken during each 28-day cycle?
A. 4.515 mg (N) & 0.525 mg (EE)
B. 0.525 mg (N) & 4.515 mg (EE)
C. 4.515 mg (N) & 1.525 mg (EE)
D. 3.515 mg (N) & 0.525 mg (EE)

Question 2
Rimantidine HCl syrup contains 2.4 g of rimantidine HCl in each 240 ml of syrup. How many milligrams of rimantidine HCl would be there in 2.5 ml?
A. 0.025 mg
B. 25 mg
C. 10 mg
D. 6 mg

Question 3
If a liquid medication is to be taken tid, & if 180 ml is to be taken in 4 days, how many tbsp should be prescribed for each dose?
A. 1 teaspoon
B. 2 tablespoon
C. 1 tablespoon Correct
D. 1.5 tablespoon

Question 4
If a cough syrup contains 0.18 g of dextromethorphan HBr in 120 ml, how many milligrams of the drug are contained in each tsp dose
A. 7.5 mg
B. 0.75 mg
C. 21.6 mg
D. 2.16 mg

Question 5
FLONASE Nasal Spray contains 50 mcg of fluticasone propionate per actuation spray. Each container provides 120 metered sprays. How many milligrams of fluticasone propionate are contained in each container?
A. 6000 mg
B. 600 mg
C. 60 mg
D. 6 mg