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Calculating IV Flow Rate (gtt/min)
[Amt. of solution to be given (mL) X Drop factor (gtt/mL)] / Total minutes IV will run
Calculating Dosages Based on mg/min OR mg/hr (Basic Formula)
Step 1: Determine the dosage per hour (Amt of Solution/Hrs to infuse = mL/hr)
Step 2: Determine the IV flow rate by using the basic formula ((D/H) x Q = X)
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