Levodopa, a drug used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, has a small initial dose followed by a steady increase over several days.

Levodopa, a drug used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, has a small initial dose followed by a steady increase over several days. Suppose a patient is given three doses a day. Each administration is 250 mg on the first day, and is increased by 250 mg every fourth day. The maintenance dose is reached after 28 days. How large is each administration of the maintenance dose?