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metroNIDAZOLE in Chocolate Cherry Syrup    50 mg/mL *Note Strength*
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    metronidazole  250 mg  TAB   
    Water, sterile        
    Chocolate Cherry syrup     qs to  
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. Place tablets and water in mortar. Allow mixture to sit for a few minutes until tablets soften.
2. Levigate above mixture into a paste.
3. Gradually levigate chocolate-cherry syrup with paste until a liquid is formed.
4. Transfer to a graduated cylinder.
5. Rinse mortar and qs ad to final volume with vehicle.
6. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes See recipe database for Chocolate Cherry Syrup recipe.

Since no stability data available, assign beyond use date using NAPRA Guidance Document For Pharmacy Compounding Of Non-Sterile Preparations:
For Water Containing Oral Formulations: The BUD is not later than 14 days when stored at controlled cold temperatures.

THIS FORMULATION IS NOT BASED ON LITERATURE, but is from unpublished data, historical use or physician/pharmacy experience.

Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Note Strength
  Protect From Light
  Refrigerate
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator: 14 days

Last Date Revised: 26-Aug-21

References:AHS Drug Information Service. Previous Question #20704. Is the Irwin et al. (1987) study a valid and reliable study that can be used to assign a BUD for metroNIDAZOLE in Chocolate Cherry Syrup, 50 mg/mL? 2021 Aug 25. Available at: https://webappsint.albertahealthservices.ca/Pharmacy/PS_DI/admin_user/view_request.aspx?id=20704
  For Water Containing Oral Formulations: The BUD is not later than 14 days when stored at controlled cold temperatures.
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
   6-Dec-2021         


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