Azithromycin suspension dosing is 10 mg/kg/d and is available in 200mg/5ml doses. How many ml would 25/kg child receive daily?
Total dose is 25kg x 10mg = 250mg per day
If there are 200mg in 5ml, then the child would need to receive 6.25ml/day to get a dose of 250mg.
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