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Ramipril Oral Suspension   10 mcg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    ramipril  1.25 mg  CAP   
    Water, sterile       qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. Empty contents of capsule into a mortar.
2. Gradually levigate powder with water until a liquid is formed.
3. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
4. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with water.
5. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes May substitute apple juice or applesauce instead of water.

A 2.5 mg capsule may be used to prepare a 21 mcg/mL suspension, or a 5 mg capsule may be used to prepare a 42 mcg/mL suspension.

Can be packaged in amber glass bottles or polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers.

Packaging:  Amber Glass Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Refrigerate
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator: 48 hours
  Room Temperature: 24 hours

Last Date Revised: 30-May-13

References:Trissel LA. Trissel's stability of compounded formulations. Washington DC. Am Ph Assoc. 3rd ed, 2005:377

Allen LV, Stiles ML, Prince SJ, McLaury HJ, Sylvestri MF. Stability of ramipril in water, apple juice, and applesauce. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 1995; 52:2433-2436.

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