Oral Drug Dosage Calculator - Liquid Solution Syrup

Medicine Dosage Equations Formulas





Description:

This calculator determines the volume of liquid, solution or syrup to be administered to the patient. The label on the medicine bottle states the concentration of the medicine. The concentration is the mass of medicine contained in a volume of liquid. The mass is the have dose. The volume is the quantity.

Notes:
  1. Note: P.O. (Latin for per os) stands for by mouth or orally.

Calculation Instructions:

  1. Enter the desired dose and select the units.
  2. Enter the have dose and select the units.
  3. Enter the quantity and select the units.

Inputs:

Parameter Unit Units Used Description
D(desired) dose mass milligram gram microgram This is the prescribed dose or ordered dose.
H(have) dose mass milligram gram microgram This is the available dose or stock dose.
Q(quantity) volume milliliter liter The volume of liquid in which the Have Dose is contained.

Outputs/Solution:

Parameter Unit Units Used Description
X(amount) Volume milliliter liter teaspoon (US) tablespoon (US) The volume of liquid, solution or syrup to administer.

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