Recipe - Compounding Worksheet
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Hydrocortisone 1% in Dermatological Base    1%
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    hydrocortisone    PWD   
    Dermatological base (Atlas, Dermabase, Taro or Glaxal Base)      qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: g

Directions: 1. Weigh out hydrocortisone powder and dermatological base.
2. Levigate hydrocortisone powder with a small amount of dermatological base.
3. Gradually add the rest of the dermatological base and mix thoroughly.
4. Transfer to ointment jar and label.

Notes To be prepared ONLY in the event that the commercial product is NOT available.

The final form may be an ointment or cream, depending on the base chosen.

Since no stability data available, assign beyond use date using NAPRA Guidance Document For Pharmacy Compounding Of Non-Sterile Preparations:
Water-containing topical/dermal, mucosal liquid and semi-solid formulations The BUD is not later than 30 days.
This formulation is water-containing, per DI Question #20572.

THIS FORMULATION IS NOT BASED ON LITERATURE, but is from unpublished data, historical use or physician/pharmacy experience.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
  Note Strength
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 30 days

Last Date Revised: 25-Aug-21

References:MICROMEDEX (R) Healthcare Series [database on the Internet]. Greenwood Village (COL): Thomson Healthcare. c.1974 - [cited July 8, 2004]. Available from: www.mdx.cha.ab.ca
  Water-containing topical/dermal, mucosal liquid and semi-solid formulations The BUD is not later than 30 days.
National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA). Guidance Document For Pharmacy Compounding Of Non-Sterile Preparations. Ottawa, ON: National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA); 2018.
Available at: https://napra.ca/sites/default/files/documents/Mdl_Stnds_Pharmacy_Compounding_Nonsterile_Preparations_Guidance_June2018_FINAL.pdf

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


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