||1. Weigh the required amount of calcium carbonate powder.
2. Levigate calcium carbonate powder with simple syrup.
3. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
4. Rinse mortar and qs to the final volume with preserved water. Mix well.
5. Transfer to final container and label.
||Flavouring agent used in references was banana.
A flavoring agent i.e. Banana Flavoring or Tutti Fruiti may be added (approximately 1 mL per 100 mL of final suspension).
References assigned a stability of 60 days at room temperature.
However, based on pharmacy experience a 30 day room temperature expiry date is recommended, since there is a possibility of mold growth if product is used for 60 days.
|| Amber Plastic Bottle
||Store at Room Temperature
|Storage/Expiry:||Room Temperature: 30 Days (see Notes Section)|
|Last Date Revised:
||Calcium Carbonate 200 mg/mL oral suspension recipe (last updated April 2007).
SickKids Compounding Service [online recipes]. Toronto, ON: The Hospital for Sick Children. c1999 – [current date]. Available from: http://www.sickkids.ca/Pharmacy/Compounding-Service/index.html