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Diclofenac Oral Suspension   10 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    diclofenac  50 mg  EC TAB   
    Ora-Plus® / Ora-Sweet®  1:1  SYRUP  qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. In a mortar, crush tablets and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Mix Ora-Plus® and Ora-Sweet® together (1:1) to make vehicle.
3. Gradually levigate powder with vehicle until a liquid is formed.
4. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
5. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with vehicle.
6. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes Ora-Blend® can be used instead of Ora-Plus® /Ora-Sweet® (1:1).

Diclofenac USP powder can be used instead, since the enteric coating of the tablets can make it difficult to prepare the suspension.

Packaging: 100 mL Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Protect From Light
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator or Room Temperature: 93 days

Last Date Revised: 18-Aug-16

References:Formulations: Diclofenac sodium 10-mg/mL oral suspension. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding 2011 (Feb); 15(1):64.

Donnelly RF, Pasceut E, Ma C et al. Stability of diclofenac sodium oral suspension packaged in amber polyvinyl chloride bottles. Can J Hosp Pharm 2010; 63(1):25-30.

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