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The recommended maximum adult dosage of loperamide for diarrhea is 8 mg/day. Suppose three day’s supply of loperamide consists of 12 capsules. How much loperamide is in each capsule?

Opium is sometimes used as a treatment for diarrhea. An average dose consists of 12 drops of opium tincture mixed with water. This can be administered up to four times a day. If there are 15 drops per milliliter and the concentration of the solution is 10 mg/ml, how many milligrams of opium are in a day’s dose?

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