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Pravastatin Oral Suspension   10 mg/mL *Note Strength*
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    pravastatin  40 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 May substitute Ora-Plus®/ Ora-Sweet® (1:1) with any of the following vehicles:
- Ora-Blend®
- Methylcellulose 1% solution/ Simple Syrup (1:10); can use either Methylcellulose 1% solution (with parabens) or Methylcellulose 1% solution (with sodium benzoate).

Packaging: 100 mL Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Note Strength
  Refrigerate
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator or Room Temperature: 7 days

Last Date Revised: 30-May-13

References:Nahata MC, Morosco RS, Boster EA & Zaucha JA. Stability of pravastatin in two extemporaneously prepared oral dosage forms stored under refrigeration and at room temperature. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting 2005; 40: 101E

Completed Compound Check
Lot NoDate Prepared Expiry DateTechnicianPharmacist
   29-Nov-2021         


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