2. formulation method

3. dimensional analysis

4. fractions

2. generic name

3: drug strength

4 drug form, route of administration if other than oral, total amount of medication in the container, directions for reconstitution if necessary

5. manufacturer

6. National Drug Code (NDC)

7. expiration date

8. lot number

H = on hand or available amount in ordered units

Q = quantity in units given

step 2: write the units that are on the label and the unit that you plan to give the patient

Mg (ordered) x ____ mL

_______________________ = mL (desired)

Mg for label (ordered)

________________ = _______________

dosage unit dose given

__________________________ = mL/hour (round 2 whole#)

Total time ordered in hours

to be infused (mL) Drop factor (D) (gtt) Rate Flow

(R)(gtt)

___________________________ x _______________ = _______

Total time in minutes mL min

___ x D = R

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