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Old 12-26-2009, 11:49 AM   #1
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Difference between mg and mcg

What is the difference between mg and mcg?

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Re: Difference between mg and mcg

The difference is 1000.

A mg is a 1000 mcg's.

There are 1000 mcg's in 1 mg.

A mcg is 1/1000 of a mg.

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Old 12-26-2009, 06:58 PM   #3
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Re: Difference between mg and mcg

Milligrams (mg) are larger than micrograms (mcg). There are 1,000 micrograms in one milligram. 1 mcg = 0.001 milligram

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