A 33-year-old member asked:

How many drops are in a 5 ml bottle of liquid eye medicine?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Varies: The amounts of drop per "ml" varies depending on the viscosity of the liquid, an IV drip for example may deliver 10, 15, or 20 drip per ml, but most pharmacyst would use 20 drops for each ml.
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