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Sucrose Oral Solution    24% w/v
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    Simple syrup        
    Water with sodium benzoate (Preserved Vehicle)   0.2%     qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. Measure required quantity of simple syrup.
2. QS to final volume with preserved vehicle.
3. Stir well.
4. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes A commercial product is available (TootSweet).

The Medisca NF/BP/USP (85% w/v) Simple Syrup brand should be used to prepare this recipe. If another simple syrup product is used, the sucrose content must be verified.

See recipe for Water with Sodium Benzoate 0.2% (Preserved Vehicle). Use only freshly prepared preserved vehicle for recipe.

Packaging:  Amber Glass Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 2 months

Last Date Revised: 24-Aug-16

  Sucrose 24% oral solution recipe (last updated Nov 2008).
SickKids Compounding Service [online recipes]. Toronto, ON: The Hospital for Sick Children. c1999 [current date]. Available from:

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