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Methimazole Oral Suspension   3 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    methimazole  5 mg  TAB   
    Simple syrup       
    Water, sterile        
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

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

1. In a mortar, crush tablets and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Mix simple syrup and sterile water to make vehicle.
3. Gradually levigate powder with vehicle.
4. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
5. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with vehicle.
6. Transfer to final container and label.

Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: POTENTIAL Hazard Medication - See PPE Guide
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator: 30 days

Last Date Revised: 23-Jan-20

References: AHS Hazardous Medication Handling information available on Insite:

Rappaport PL. Extemporaneous dosage preparations for pediatrics.
Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy 1983; 3:66-74.

Completed Compound Check
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