# The pharmacy

A pharmacy technician receives a prescription for 125 mcg of medication. The pharmacy has 0.25mg scored tablets on hand. The technician calculates that the patient should take two pills per dose. The drug label indicates that 0.25mg is equivalent to 250mcg.

Is the pharmacy technician performing the calculation correctly?

If not, how many tablets should the patient take?

Is the pharmacy technician performing the calculation correctly?

If not, how many tablets should the patient take?

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