Your patient has taken 50 capsules of Metoprolol (Lopressor), an anti-hypertensive beta-blocker drug, within the last 20 minutes. You wish to administer activated charcoal. Your protocols say to give 1 gram/kg by mouth within 1 hour of ingestion. Your patient says she weighs 130 pounds. (1 ) How much activated charcoal will you give? (2) You have only one container containing 50 grams in 240 mL of fluid. How much of it will you administer?
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