## How is day supply suspension calculated?

To calculate the day’s supply for this prescription, you must determine the maximum number of tablets that the patient can take during one day. Divide the number of hours in one day by how often the dose can be taken.

**How do I calculate additional tablets?**

Divide the prescribed dose by the dose of the tablets that are in stock. Add together the dose of each tablet until they add up to the required dose. Then count up how many tablets have been added together….Then count up how many tablets have been added together.

- tablet = 5 mg.
- tablets = 10 mg.
- tablets = 15 mg.

**How do you calculate pharmacy displacement?**

Calculate the displacement volume for a quantity of powder equivalent to the 250mg dose of drug X. If there is 250mg in each 5mL dose, 100mL has 20-times this – that is to say, 5,000mg. If 68mL is needed, it means 5,000mg displaces the remaining 32mL of water.

### How do you calculate the number of doses?

A basic formula, solving for x, guides us in the setting up of an equation: D/H x Q = x, or Desired dose (amount) = ordered Dose amount/amount on Hand x Quantity.

**How is displacement value calculated?**

Displacement Value can be defined as the volume of drug that displaces 1 gram of suppository base. Whenever we add drug or other excipients to the base the drug occupies some of the space and displaces certain quantity of base.

**Is 125 mcg same as 0.125 mg?**

Digoxin is supplied as 125 mcg (0.125 mg) or 250 mcg (0.25 mg) tablets for oral administration.

#### Is 5 mg and 0.5 the same?

Yes, . 5 mg of Lorazepam (generic name for Ativan) is less than 1 mg, it is half of a mg.

**How do I calculate nebulizer days?**

Using a conversion factor of 20 drops per milliliter, calculate the days’ supply by dividing the total number of drops dispensed by the number of drops required for each day’s dose.