# A Formula for IV Drip Rates?

To calculate an IV drip rate based on the volume of fluid to be infused over time. Drops per minute = Volume to be infused in cc X Drop factor of IV set / Time in minutes.Make sure the unit measurement of the concentration and the dosage are the same.(e.g. both in milligrams)
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 The formula for IV drip rate is: vd/t (volume x drop factor/ time).... http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-formula...
 1. Calculate drops per minute for an IV drip that a patient needs over a period of time by multiplying the volume of the IV set in cc's by the drop factor of the IV set (listed on http://www.ehow.com/how_5948577_calculate-iv-drip-...
 The formula for Drip rate is: total # of milliliters (volume) over total # of minutes (time) x drip factor = gtt/min. http://www.kgbanswers.co.uk/what-is-the-formula-fo...
 Unfortunately, there is more than one macrodrop. They normally range from about 10-20 drop per milliliter (gtt/mL) http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_IV_macro-drip_ra...
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