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Oxandrolone Oral Suspension   1 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    oxandrolone  10 mg  TAB   
    Ora-Plus® / Ora-Sweet®  1:1  SYRUP  qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: HAZARDOUS - Reproductive
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 Ora-Plus® and Ora-Sweet® together (1:1) to make vehicle.
3. Gradually levigate powder with vehicle until a liquid is formed.
4. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
5. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with vehicle.
6. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes Oxandrolone 10 mg tablets are available through Health Canada's Special Access Programme.

May substitute Ora-Plus® / Ora-Sweet® (1:1) with any of the following vehicles:
- Ora-Blend®
- Ora-Blend SF®
- OraPlus® / Ora-Sweet SF® (1:1)

Ora-Sweet SF® and Ora-Blend SF® should not be used in neonates less than or equal to 28 days corrected age.

Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Hazardous medication - use safe handling precautions
  Protect From Light
  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: http://insite.albertahealthservices.ca/17382.asp

Formulations. Oxandrolone 1 mg/ml oral suspension. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding 2011 15(4):341.

Johnson CE. Cober MP. Hawkins KA. Julian JD. Stability of extemporaneously prepared oxandrolone oral suspensions. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2011; 68(6):519-521.

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


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