Intro Pharm Ch 3
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g or gm
mg
kg
mcg
 gram
 milligram
 kilogram
 micogram
g> mg> mcg
 1g = 1000mg
 1000g= 1kg
 1 mg = 1000 mcg
 1 g = 10,000 mcg

metric converson
large to small (g to mg)  multiply by 1000  move decimal place to the RIGHT
small to large (mg to g)  divide by 1000 move decimal place to the LEFT

℥
Apothecary ounce  liquid measure
slighly more than a household ounce
 one ounce = 32 mL
 i℥ = 32 mL


ss
one half (apothecary)
DO NOT USE





gr XV
 15 gr = 1000 mg = 1 g
 (know this  math dosent work out 15x 60 = 900)

500 mg = ? gr
gr vii ss (7.5 grains)



1 oz = ? dr
1 oz = ? ml
 1 oz = 8 dr
 1 oz = 30 mL
 1 apothecary oz (℥)= 32 mL


15 mL = ? tbsp = ? fl oz = ? drams
15 mL = 1 tbsp = 1/2 fl oz = 4 drams

30 mL = ? tbsp = ? fl oz = ? drams
30 mL = 2 tbsp = 1 fl oz = 8 drams

500 mL = ? pint
500 mL = 1 pint = 1/2 quart

1000 mL =
1000 mL = 1L = 1 quart = 2 pints

C to F
F = (C x 9/5) + 32


mEq or meq
milliquivalent (used to measure the amount of solute per liter)