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1 oz =
30 mL
1 dram =
4 mL
1 teaspoon (tsp) =
5 mL
1 cup =
240 mL
1 fluid dram =
4 mL
1 pint =
500 mL
1 quart =
1,000 mL
15 or 16 m =
1 mL
15 gr =

(grain)
1,000 mg = 1g
1 gr =

(grain)
60 mg
drop =
gtt
teaspoon =
tsp
tablespoon =
T or tbs

(3 tsp = 1 tbs)
1 cup =

(C)
16 tbs
1 pint =
2 C (cup)
1 pint =
2 C
1 quart =
2 pt (pint)
1 glassful =
8 ounces
1 fluid dram = ? m (minims)
1 fluid dram = 60 m (minims)
1 fluid ounce = ? drams
1 fluid ounce = 8 fluid drams OR 30 mL
1 dram = ? mL
1 dram = 4 mL
1 ounce = ? mL
1 ounce = 30 mL
gr 1 = ? mg
gr 1 = 60 mg
Ex of gr use

if you had 300mg of Aspirin, how many grains would that be?
300 mg / 60 mg = gr 5

(5 grains)
is gr a volume or weight?
gr is a weight
is m a volume or weight?
m (minim) is a volume
is dram a volume or weight?
dram (dr) is a volume
is ounce a weight or volume?
ounce is a volume
1 tsp = ? mL
5 mL
1 tbs = ? mL
15 mL
what is the smallest unit of volume?
m (minim)
gr 1 = ? mg
gr 1 = 60 mg

remember the Metric clock
gr 1/4 = 15 mg
gr 1/2 = 30 mg
gr 3/4 = 45 mg
gr 1 = 60 mg
dram is seen on a what in medicine?
drams are usually seen on medication cups
where in medicine do you see m ?

(minims)
you see (or did) see m on syringes so m is a volume thing
if drams was seen on med cups, is it a volume or weight?
dram is a volume thing. Only grain (gr) is a weight
how do you say 1/2 in apothecary?
ss means 1/2
how would you say half of grain in apothecary world?
____
grss or grss
how would you say seven & 1/2 grains?
gr viiss
how would you say grains 6?
grvi
is the number 7 Roman or Arabic?
arabic
15 grains = ? mg
15 gr = 1,000 mg
1 gr = ? mg
1 gr = 60 mg
can apothecary use fractions?
yes

apothecary also uses Roman and Arabic numerals
does household measurements use fractions?
yes
are convertions between apothecary and household to metric equal?
no they are not equal, they are equivilents
how are measurments less than 1 teaspoon measured?
with a syringe!
is mL the same as cc ?
yes
is mL a volume or weight?
mL is a volume
WEIGHTS are concerned with Metric and Apothecary equivilents. What are the Metrics and then what are the Apothecary sizes?
METRIC SIZES ARE:
grams
milligrams
µgrams

what about Apothecary?
Apothecary weightis 3 things:
oz dr gr thats it memorize
Metric Apopecary

30g 1 ounce

4g 1 dram

1g 15 grains

60mg 1 grain
Liquid Conversion b/t Metric and Apothecary are for Metric:

mL that's it!

what are the Liquid equiv. for Apothecary?
100mL 1 quart
500mL 1 pint
30mL 1 fluid oz
15mL 4 fluid drams
4 mL 1 fluid drams
1 mL 15 minims
so dram is used for both liquid and weights. What is the metric conversion for a liquid dram and the metric conversion for a weight dram?
4 mL = 1 liquid dram

4 g = 1 weight dram(60 grains)

90 grains (6g) is the highest for grains then Apothecary uses drams for bigger measurements, then ounce.