How do you solve (bonus practice quiz 7) #17
how do you solve this one?
You receive an order for 250 mg of Aminophylline in normal saline (total volume 500 ml). The patient weighs 110 lb. The Aminophylline is to be administered at a dose of 0.4 mg per kg per hour. Aminophylline Injection is supplied in 10 mL vials with 25 mg / mL. The IV set to be used delivers 60gtts / ml. What will be the flow rate, in drops per minute, to administer the dose ordered?