Question: jenny is a 4 yearold and was admitted in critical...
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.
- Calculate the total ordered dose for the first 24 hours.
- Calculate the volume per one dose during the first 24 hours.
- Calculate the dosage per one dose AFTER the first 24 hours