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Jenny is a 4 year-old and was admitted in critical condition. The MD has ordered Penicillin 30 mg/Kg IVPB q 6 hrs for 4 doses as a loading dose; then decrease to 30 mg/Kg/day in 4 equal doses. The maximum safe dose is 25 mg/Kg/day. Jenny weighs 38 pounds. The pharmacy sends Penicillin 3 Gm vials labeled 3.7 mL = 800 mg. Calculate all doses to the nearest hundredth.

  1. Calculate the total ordered dose for the first 24 hours.
  2. Calculate the volume per one dose during the first 24 hours.
  3. Calculate the dosage per one dose AFTER the first 24 hours
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