A doctor orders 200 mg of Rocephin to be taken by a 55 lb child every 8 hours. The medication label shows that 75-150 mg/kg per day is

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A doctor orders 200 mg of Rocephin to be taken by a 55 lb child every 8
hours. The medication label shows that 75-150 mg/kg per day is the
appropriate dosage range. What are the two ranges for the mg/kg per lb?
(Hint: 2 answers are required) *
HURRY PLEASE :((

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Katherine 4 months 2022-01-15T03:18:04+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2022-01-15T03:19:33+00:00

    7k and 1050 mg 🙂 sorry if I didn’t respond fast enough

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    2022-01-15T03:19:49+00:00

    Answer:

    7k and 1050mg

    Explanation:

    Convert 15.4 lb to kg.

    lb → kg    ( ÷ by 2.2 )

    15.4 lb ÷ 2.2 = 7 kg

    7 kg * 75 mg/kg  =  525 mg (Minimum Desired Dosage)

    7 kg * 150 mg/kg  =  1,050 mg (Maximum Desired Dosage)

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