**An intravenous (IV) drip rate calculation demonstrates the drip rate of solution managed over a given time and is normally expressed as mL/Hr or mL/min.**

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Volume
ml
Time
Drop Factor
gtts / ml
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Intravenous Fluids Drip Rates
gtts / min

### Calculator of Intravenous Fluids Drip Rates

*DOWNLOAD CALCULATOR*### Formula of Intravenous Fluids Drip Rates

**Drip Rates = ( Volume * Drop Factor ) / Time**

Here given with the example tutorial with formula on how to calculate IV drip rate.

### Example of Intravenous Fluids Drip Rates

Given the Volume of 1000 millilitres of liquid over the time of 60 minutes and using the drop factor of 50 drops / millilitre. How many drops per minute should this liquid is set for?

**Given,**

Volume = 1000 millilitres time = 60 minutes Drop Factor = 50 drops / millilitre

**Solution:**

Substitute the given values in the formula,

**Drip Rates** = ( Volume * Drop Factor ) / Time

= (1000 * 50 ) / 60

= 50000 / 60

= **833 gtts/minute**

Thus, the intravenous (IV) drip rate value is calculated.

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