Dosage Measurements

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Dosage Measurements
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  1. WEIGHT

    Gram (base unit)
    g
  2. WEIGHT


    Milligram
    mg
  3. WEIGHT

    Microgram
    mcg
  4. WEIGHT

    Kilogram
    Kg
  5. VOLUME

    liter (base unit)
    L
  6. VOLUME

    milliliter
    mL
  7. VOLUME

    cubic centimeter
    cc
  8. LENGTH

    meter (base unit)
    m
  9. LENGTH

    centimeter
    cm
  10. LENGTH

    millimeter
    mm
  11. micro
    • value: one millionth
    • decimal: 0.000001
    • fraction: 1/1,000,000
  12. milli
    • value: one thousandth
    • decimal: 0.001
    • fraction: 1/1,000
  13. centi
    • value: one hundredth
    • decimal: 0.01
    • fraction: 1/100
  14. deci
    • value: one tenth
    • decimal: 0.1
    • fraction: 1/10
  15. kilo
    • value: one thousand
    • decimal: 1,000
    • fraction n/a
  16. Apothecary:

    grain
    grain
  17. Apothecary:

    quart
    qt

    qt i = pt ii
  18. Apothecary:

    pint
  19. Apothecary:

    pint
    pt

    pt i = oz 16
  20. Apothecary:

    ounce or fluid ounce
    oz

    qt i = oz 32
  21. Apothecary:

    dram
    dr
  22. Household

    drop
    gtt
  23. Household

    teaspoon
    t or tsp
  24. Household

    tablespoon
    T or tbs

    1T = 3 t
  25. Household

    ounce (fluid)
    oz

    2 T = 1 oz
  26. Household

    cup
    cup

    1 cup = 8 oz
  27. Household

    pint
    pt

    1 pt = 2 cups
  28. Household

    quart
    qt

    1 qt = 4 cups = 2 pt
  29. Household

    ounce (weight)
    oz

    1 lb = 16 oz
  30. Household

    pound
    lb
  31. Household

    gallon
    gallon

    1 gallon = 4 qt
  32. Household

    foot
    ft

    1 ft = 12 in
  33. Household

    inch
    in
  34. Household

    yard
    yd

    1 yd = 3 ft
  35. Other

    international unit
    international unit
  36. Other

    unit
    unit
  37. Other

    milliunit
    mu

    1,000 mu = 1 unit
  38. Other

    milliequivalent
    mEq

    1,000 mEq = 1 equivalent weight
  39. Approximate Equivalents

    1 g
    gr xv
  40. Approximate Equivalents

    gr i
    60mg or 65 mg*


    *Select instances
  41. Approximate Equivalents

    1 t
    5 mL
  42. Approximate Equivalents

    1T
    3 t = 15 mL = 1/2 oz
  43. Approximate Equivalents

    oz i
    30 mL = 6t
  44. Approximate Equivalents

    1L
    qt i = oz 32 = pt ii = 4 cups
  45. Approximate Equivalents

    pt i
    500 mL = oz 16 = 2 cups
  46. Approximate Equivalents

    1 cup
    250 mL = oz viii
  47. Approximate Equivalents

    1 kg
    2.2 lb
  48. Approximate Equivalents

    1 in
    2.5 cm

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