Pharmaceutics Calculations Practice Set #9 with Answers

Pharmaceutics Calculations Practice Set #9 with Answers
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Question 1
Gentamicin dose for neonates 2.5 mg/kg q12h. What would be the daily dose of a newborn weighing 6.6 lb?
A. 16.5 mg
B. 15 mg
C. 17.2 mg
D. 7.5 mg

Question 2
Haw many grams of lactose should be added to 540 mL of water to make 70% w/w solution?
A. 378
B. 1800
C. 540
D. 1260

Question 3
If a adult dose of a drug is 175 mg. Calculate the dose of a child weighing 44 lbs and 35 inches.
A. 71 mg
B. 175 mg
C. 123 mg
D. 150 mg

Question 4
The dose of methotrexate is 35 mg/m2 of BSA once per week for 8 weeks. How many grams of methotrexate would a 176 lb patient, 5 ft 8 in tall receive during the course of therapy?
A. 0.504
B. 504
C. 548
D. 0.548

Question 5
Docetaxel is administered as 40 mg/m2 IV weekly for 6 weeks followed by a 2-week rest and then repeated. Calculate the dose administered during the initial 6-week period for a patient 5’9″ tall and weighing 176 lbs.
A. 80 mg
B. 0.473 mg
C. 473 mg
D. 2842 mg