A 90 lb pediatric patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is administered vincristine at a starting dose of 50 mcg/kg IV. What is the correct dose in micrograms?

2045 mcg


•Convert the patient's weight to kilograms, then multiply the result by 50.

90 lb/2.2 kg = 40.90909090909091
40.90909090909091 kg x 50 mcg = 2045.45 mcg = 2045 mcg

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