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diference between MG and MCG

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Old 03-24-2006, 09:13 PM   #1
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diference between MG and MCG

hi everyone:
I take melatonin as sleep aid and it works perfect, the bottle is 3000 MCG but i wasnt able to find the same, I found one with 5MG, does anyone know the difference?

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Old 03-24-2006, 11:26 PM   #2
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Re: diference between MG and MCG


g = gram
mg = milligram
mcg = microgram

1 mg = 1/1000 of a gram
1 mcg = 1/1000 of a mg
1000 mcg = 1 mg

3000 mcg = 3 mg
5000 mcg = 5 mg

so your 5 mg dosage is more than your 3000 mcg (3 mg) dosage.


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Old 05-08-2006, 08:03 PM   #3
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Re: diference between MG and MCG

thank you so much, you sureknow stuff!


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