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Please help me with this med calculation.

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Hi guys, im doing homework and I have one problem that I do not understand. Please help. The med order is: Nitrostat gr 1/100, SL, stat

drug available is nitrostat 0.4 mg (1/150 gr) sublingual.

A. How many tabs would you give?

B. Explain your answer:

JustBeachyNurse, RN

Specializes in Complex pediatrics turned LTC/subacute geriatrics. Has 10 years experience.

So start by showing us what you think/know so we can guide you to the right answer.

TransportJockey, EMT-P

Specializes in Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, C-NPT, FP-C. Has 10 years experience.

Does your instructor hate you guys? I can honestly say that's one of the oddest drug calc questions i have ever seen

Simple problem. Hint convert the grains to mg.