Recipe - Compounding Worksheet
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Zidovudine Oral Suspension   10 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    zidovudine  100 mg  CAP   
    Simple syrup       qs to  
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

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

1. Empty contents of capsules into a mortar and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Gradually levigate powder with simple syrup until a liquid is formed.
3. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
4. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with vehicle.
5. Transfer to final container and label.

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

Packaging:  Amber Glass Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Hazardous medication - use safe handling precautions
  Shake Well
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 90 days

Last Date Revised: 17-May-18

References: AHS Hazardous Medication Handling information available on Insite:

Radwan MA. Stability indicating HPLC assay of zidovuidine in extemporaneous syrup. Analytical Letter. 1994; 27: 1159-64.

Completed Compound Check
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