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What is the proper formula: Medication is doesed at 8 mg/kg

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What is the proper formula:
Medication is doesed at 8 mg/kg divided into three equal doses daily. The adult patient is 67 inches in height and weighs 63 kg. How many milligrams will be given at each dose?
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8mg x 63 Kg= 504mg divided in 3 doses= 504/3= 168mg per dose.

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