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How To Calculate Injectables That Are A Percent Solution

by Lori Hehn - November 28, 2017 at 10:26 AM
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Today we are learning how to calculate injectable medication that is a percent solution. Let's start with a word problem. Try to answer it first, then click the button for the math and explanation.

You are asked to give a dog a 300 mcg/kg (micrograms per kilogram) dose of injectable Ivermectin subcutaneously (off-label). Ivermectin comes as a 1% solution. The dog weighs 65 pounds. How much will you administer?

a) 3.4 mL
b) 1.3 mL
c) 2.2 mL
d) 0.8mL

 

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About Lori Hehn

Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.

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