This tool helps you quickly calculate the correct emergency drug dosages based on patient weight.

## How to Use the Emergency Drug Calculator

This calculator is designed to help healthcare professionals quickly calculate the required dose of a drug based on the patient’s weight, age, and the chosen drug. Simply follow these steps:

- Enter the patient’s weight in kilograms (kg).
- Enter the patient’s age in years.
- Select the drug from the dropdown menu.
- Enter the desired dose in milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg).
- Click the “Calculate” button to get the result.

The result will be displayed in milligrams (mg), showing the total dose required for the patient.

## Calculation Method

The calculation is straightforward: the patient’s weight (in kg) is multiplied by the desired dose (in mg/kg). The formula is:

Dose (mg) = Weight (kg) × Dose (mg/kg)

## Limitations

- This calculator does not substitute professional medical advice. Always consult with a healthcare provider before administering any medication.
- The calculator assumes the dosage information is correctly entered and does not account for different drug formulations or patient-specific factors.
- The formula used is a simplified example and may not cover all clinical scenarios. Ensure to use the correct dosage guidelines for each drug.