Recipe - Compounding Worksheet
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Mycophenolate Mofetil Oral Suspension   50 mg/mL *Note Strength*
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    mycophenolate mofetil  500 mg  TAB   
    Ora-PlusŪ    SYRUP   
    Cherry syrup      qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: HAZARDOUS - Potential
Refer to the AHS Hazardous Medication Handling Guide for more information.

1. In a mortar, wet tablets and gradually triturate with Ora-PlusŪ to form a smooth paste.
2. Add a portion of the cherry syrup until a liquid is formed.
3. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
4. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with cherry syrup.
5. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes A commercial 200 mg/mL oral formulation is available. Strength of compounded formulation is different than the commercial preparation.
This strength is non-formulary.
Refer to Mycophenolate suspension in AHS Provincial Formulary.

This recipe should only be prepared when the commercial product is not suitable for the patient.

Please note recipe requires the ready-to-use cherry syrup and NOT the cherry syrup concentrate. If your site uses the concentrate, it MUST be diluted before using in the recipe.

Packaging: 100 mL Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Hazardous medication - use safe handling precautions
  Note Strength
  Refrigerate
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator: 6 months

Last Date Revised: 2-Dec-19

References: AHS Hazardous Medication Handling information available on Insite: http://insite.albertahealthservices.ca/17382.asp

Venkataramanan R, McCombs JR, et al. Stability of mycophenolate mofetil as an extemporaneous suspension. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 1998; 32:755-757.

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


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