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# A physician prescribes 2.5 million units of penicillin G potassium daily for 1 week. If 1 unit of penicilin G potassium equals 0.6 mcg, how many tablets, each containing 250 mg, will provide the prescribed dosage regimen un

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Answer:6 tabletsStep-by-step explanation:Given:Prescribed units of penicillin G potassium daily for 1 week = 2.5 million units1 unit of penicilin G potassium = 0.6 mcg = 0.6 Γ 0.001 mg = 0.0006 mgThus, 2.5 million units of penicillin G potassium will be = 2.5 million Γ 0.0006or = 2.5 Γ 10βΆ Γ 0.0006= 1500 mgAlso, Weight of each tablet = 250 mgThus, number of tablets required for 1500 mg = [tex]\frac{1500}{250}[/tex]
or= 6 tablets.