Vet Technician drug calculations?

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The veterinarian has prescribed Felimazole for a hyperthyroid cat. Felimazole comes in 5mg.

The initial dose is 2.5 mg/cat every 12 hours. 

How many tablets are needed for an initial 45 day course?

May 23rd, 2015

I assume its 2.5 mg /ml for every 12 hours

May 23rd, 2015

Is it Felimazole comes in 5mg tablet?

May 23rd, 2015

Can u pls check if the question is correct?

May 23rd, 2015

Yes it's corecct but how many tablets should be given for 45 days?

May 23rd, 2015


2.5 mg in 12 hours

so 5mg in 24 hours ( 1day) which is one tablet per day

so for 45 days 1*45 = 45 tablets.

Please let me know if you have any questions and best me if you are satisfactory.



May 23rd, 2015

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