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Foscarnet Cream   3%
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    foscarnet    PWD   
    isopropyl alcohol  70%  TOP SOLN   
    PLO gel (Pluronic Lecithin Organogel)  20%  GEL   
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: g

Directions: 1. Weigh foscarnet crystals.
2. Wet crystals with a small amount of isopropyl alcohol. Using a metal spatula, levigate crystals until they are a fine powder (alcohol will evaporate).
3. Gradually levigate foscarnet powder with PLO gel, using geometric dilutions.
4. Transfer to ointment jar and label.

Notes See MSDS sheet for foscarnet.
- May cause slight irritation to skin and eyes.
- Use protective gloves and safety glasses.
- Protect exposed skin.

THIS FORMULATION IS NOT BASED ON LITERATURE, but is from unpublished data, historical use or physician/pharmacy experience.

Packaging:  Ointment Jar

Auxiliary Labels: For External Use Only
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 30 days

Last Date Revised: 30-Jan-20

References:Personal communication between Dr. J. Rogers, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alberta, and Carol Borynec, Regional Drug Information Pharmacist, Capital Health. Topic: Foscarnet 3% cream. June 22, 1998.

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


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