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Trihexyphenidyl Oral Suspension   0.4 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    trihexyphenidyl  2 mg  TAB   
    Citric acid monohydrate, USP    PWD   
    Parabens   10%  PO SOLN   
    Simple syrup        
    Water, sterile       qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. In a mortar, crush tablets and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Dissolve citric acid powder with a small amount of water and add to mortar.
3. Add parabens solution to mortar.
4. Levigate mixture in mortar with simple syrup.
5. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
6. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with water.
7. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes See recipe for Parabens 10% oral solution.

Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Can be stored at room temperature or refrigerated
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator or Room Temperature: 14 days

Last Date Revised: 27-May-11

References:Woods DJ. Formulation in pharmacy practice. First edition. Dunedin, New Zealand: HealthCare Otago; 1993.
Trissel LA. Trissel’s™ Stability of compounded formulations. 4th ed. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association; 2009.

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