The doctor has ordered a one time dose of cimetidine at 0.05mg/kg for your puppy patient. The puppy weighs 36#. You have 0.5 mg/1cc. How many mL’s will you administer?

Jaxon Hamilton 2022-07-28 Answered
The doctor has ordered a one time dose of cimetidine at 0.05mg/kg for your puppy patient. The puppy weighs 36#. You have 0.5 mg/1cc. How many mL’s will you administer?
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uavklarajo
Answered 2022-07-29 Author has 17 answers
Weight of puppy = 36 kg
Prescription = 0.05 mg/kg
Total amount needed to puppy
= 0.05   m g × 36 = 1.80   m g
Density of cimetidire =0.5 mg/cc
=0.5 mg/mL
Total volume in mL needed
= 1.80 0.5 = 3.6   m L
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