Symbol for Microgram - µg

What is the microgram symbol?

µg is the microgram symbol. Otherwise referred to as mcg or ug because the µ symbol is not commonly available on keyboards. The micro symbol (µ) is a Greek letter meaning 'small'.


What does microgram (μg) mean?

Microgram or µg is a metric measurement for a unit of mass. A microgram (or microgramme) is equivalent to one millionth of a gram (yes, it’s small). 1000 micrograms is equivalent to 1 milligram (mg).


Conversions of MCG to MG

1mg = 1000mcg

0.9mg = 900mcg

0.8mg = 800mcg

0.7mg = 700mcg

0.6mg = 600mcg

0.5mg = 500mcg

0.4mg = 400mcg

0.3mg = 300mcg

0.2mg = 200mcg

0.1mg = 100mcg

0.01mg = 10mcg


Common µg to mg Conversion Questions

How many mcg in mg?

There are 1000mcg in 1mg.

1 mcg is how many mg?

1 mcg is 0.001mg

Is 1000 mcg the same as 1 mg?


500 mcg to mg

500mcg = 0.5mg


Thanks for reading. Hopefully you now know the symbol of microgram and have a better understanding of what it means.

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