Diamorphine Infusion Calculator

Wt of infant (kg)

Dose (usually  15 microgram/kg/hr)

Flow rate (ml/hr)
Volume of infusion to be made up (ml)

First reconstitute  10mg ampoule with 1 ml of water for injection. Add 1 ml diamorphine injection (10mg/ml) to 9 ml of diluent. This solution contains diamorphine 1mg/1 ml

Diluent: 5% or 10% glucose or 0.9% sodium chloride

Amount of diamorphine to add to diluent (mg)
Volume of diamorphine injection (1mg/1ml) to add to diluent (ml)
Volume of diluent (ml)