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Hydrocortisone Oral Suspension   1 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    hydrocortisone  10 mg  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).

Packaging: 100 mL Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Protect From Light
  Shake Well
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 60 days

Last Date Revised: 30-May-13

References:Chong G, et al. Stability of hydrocortisone in extemporaneously compounded suspensions. Journal of Informed Pharmacotherapy 2003; 13:100-110.
  Hydrocortisone 1 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

Completed Compound Check
Lot NoDate Prepared Expiry DateTechnicianPharmacist
   6-Dec-2021         


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