A prescription for nifedipine calls for 0.2 mg/kg of body weight, four times per day. The drug is packaged in capsules of 5 mg. How many capsules per dose should be given to a patient who weighs 75 kg?
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You can set the dose up as a ratio of "mg of nifedipine : kg of body weight" .
So each dose, he is going to need of nifedipine, or capsules.
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