# 20 drops per ml or 15 drops per ml?

i have always been told 20 drops per ml is rule of thumb, i am a certified pharmacy technician, and that is what we go by when dispensing medication

It, of course, depends on factors like type of solution, temperature, viscosity, etc. (All of which are, yes, taught to all students in pharmaceutical classes) The typical "rule of thumb" is 20 drops/ ml for low viscosity liquids, such as water.

### 20 drops per ml or 15 drops per mlnow?

15 drop per ml or 15 ggt according to National Healthcaregiver Association

### 3 drops equals what part of a ml?

Three drops is 15% of a milliliter. There are 20 drops per mL

### How many gtt in 8 ml?

gtt stands for "drops" in medical terminology. you need to determine the type of solution [fluid] that you are refering to in order to determine the number of drops. So, for instance, a crystaloid solution [e.g. normal saline] has 20 drops per ml Therefore 8mls would form 8 x 20 drops = 160 drops A colloid solution should as [gelofusine or blood] has only 15 drops per ml therefore 8mls would form 8 x 15… Read More

### How many drops of oral suspension are there in 0.25 ml?

0.25mL is five (5) drops @20 drops per mL

### How many drops per minute for IV set 15drops per ml and order is 60ml per hr?

60ml x 15 drops/ml = 900 total drops 900 total drops divided by 60 minutes (1 hour) = 15 drops per minute

### If a person gets 1400mL of intervenous fluids per day and the iv set delivers 15 drops per mL how many drops per min does he receive?

1400 mL x 15 drops per mL = 21000 total drops "per day" assumes 24 hours. 24 hours x 60 minutes per hour = 1440 minutes in one day 21000 total drops divided by 1440 minutes = 14.58 drops per minute (round up to 15 drops per minute)

### There are about 20 drops in a ml of water How many drops are in 1 Liter of water?

20,000 drops per liter.

### 1 ml equals 32 drops from a dropper If a 15 ml container holds 60 equal doses of medicine how many drops per dose?

There would be 4 drops per dose.

### How many drops is in one ml?

There is around 15 to 20 drops in one ML. The liquid viscosity will change this answer. You may consider that there is 80 to 100 drops in a 5ml bottle.

### How many drops equals 1oz?

30 drops per ml 14.7 ml per oz. So 30 x 14.7. you do the math. Sorry to disagree. There are 14.7 ml in a tablespoon, but approximately 30 in an ounce (29.57 to be a little more accurate). The number of drops in an ounce would also depend on what size dropper you have. In medicine, if using an IV set, it is calibrated in 10, 15, 20 or 60 drops per ml. If… Read More

### How many drops of water fit in 8 ounces paper cup?

There are approximately 20 drops per milliliter, and 29.6 milliliters per ounce. So, 8 ounces of water would contain approximately: 8 ounces X 29.6 mL/oz X 20 drops/mL= 4736 drops. There is no "standard" drop volume, so this is an approximation.

### How many drops in 1ml for macroset?

It depends on the viscosity of the fluid, but the common rule of thumb for liquids is 18-20 drops per ml (20 drops being the accepted conversion rate for pharmacological purposes).

### What is the flow rate in drops per minute if you have to give 1000mls in 12 hours with a giving set emitting 20 drops per ml?

1000x20/720 = 28 gtts/min

### How many drops of water are in a 1.0 L bottle?

In college chem when titrating we were told to take 10 drops per mL, thus there would be 10,000 drops per liter. Other texts cite 10, 15, 20, even up to 60 drops per milliliter when dealing with intravenous drip calculations in medicine - so, depending on what source you use, that could mean up to sixty thousand drops in that bottle.

### If there are 10 mg per ml how many teaspoon is 140 mg?

Concentration = 10 mg/ml 140 mg = 140mg/10 mg/ml = 14 ml 1 Teaspoonful = 5 ml 14 ml = 2.8 Teaspoonfuls ~ 3 Teaspoonfuls However, I don't know the accuracy you required. If you need the exact volume, 2.8 Teaspoonfuls are not practical. Then you have to convert 0.8 Teaspoon into drops. 0.8 Teaspoon = 0.8x5 ml = 4 ml 1 ml = 15 drops 4 ml = 4x15 = 60 drops Then the… Read More

### How long will it ake for an antibiotic infusion of 50ml to complete at a rate of 30 drops per minute in an infusion tubing calibrated at 60 drops per ml?

( 50 mL x 60 drops / mL ) / 30 drops/min = 100 minutes