Cephalexin is an antibiotic that frequently is prescribed in 500 mg tablets. A doctor prescribes 2 grams of cephalexin per day for a patient with a skin access. How many 500 mg tablets would have to be taken in order to achieve this daily dosage?

Chelsea Lamb 2022-09-19 Answered
Cephalexin is an antibiotic that frequently is prescribed in 500 mg tablets. A doctor prescribes 2 grams of cephalexin per day for a patient with a skin access. How many 500 mg tablets would have to be taken in order to achieve this daily dosage?
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Klecanlh
Answered 2022-09-20 Author has 4 answers
500 mg = 5 × 10 3 = 0.5  g
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Number of 500 mg tablets could have to be taken = 2 0.5 = 4
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