I've seen the

dosage of medication. I'm familiar with the term "

I've always thought that

When a dosage says 5mg/kg - 4 x day, does that mean 5 miligrams

per kilo (2.2 lbs) of the person's weight?

If I weigh 100 kilos will I get 500 mgs per dose?

I'm sorry if I'm asking a really dumb question.

I am not familiar with these terms yet, being fairly new to all of this.

Any response would be appreciated.

**Mg/Kg**notation used when it comes to describing adosage of medication. I'm familiar with the term "

*" meaning***mg****miligrams**of dosage, but do not understand the*' part.***'Kg**I've always thought that

*meant***Kg****kilograms**(used in Europe) and thought that it is a measure of weight equaling*U.S. pounds -***2.2***Over there they say a man weighs 100 kilos = 220 lbs.***"Kilos".**When a dosage says 5mg/kg - 4 x day, does that mean 5 miligrams

per kilo (2.2 lbs) of the person's weight?

If I weigh 100 kilos will I get 500 mgs per dose?

I'm sorry if I'm asking a really dumb question.

I am not familiar with these terms yet, being fairly new to all of this.

Any response would be appreciated.

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