||1. Withdraw acetylcysteine into a syringe and transfer to final container.
2. Repeat step 1 with sodium chloride, using a new syringe.
3. Mix well and label.
||Dextrose 5% can be used instead of sodium chloride 0.9%.
Assign expiry date using USP 795 Guidelines.
795 guidelines: Water-Containing Formulations:
The beyond-use date is not later than 14 days for liquid preparations when stored at cold temperature between 2°C - 8°C.
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|Storage/Expiry:||Refrigerator: 14 days|
|Last Date Revised:
|References:||Personal communication between Judy Pritchard, Wellspring Pharmaceutical Canada Medical Information, and Verla Chatsis, AHS RDIC Pharmacist. Topic: MUCOMYST® stability. November 6, 2003. |
USP 34 – NF 29, 2nd Volume 1. Chapter 795: Pharmaceutical compounding – Nonsterile preparations. Rockville, MD, USA: United States Pharmacopeial Convention; 2010