||1. In a mortar, triturate ketamine powder to a fine powder and dissolve in water.
2. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
3. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with cherry syrup.
4. Mix well, transfer to final container and label.
||This recipe should be compounded instead of the recipe prepared from injection whenever there is a limited supply/shortage of ketamine injectable.
|| Amber Plastic Bottle
||Can be stored at room temperature or refrigerated|
|Storage/Expiry:||Refrigerator or Room Temperature: 30 days|
|Last Date Revised:
|References:||Haines DR. Gaines SP. N of 1 randomised controlled trials of oral ketamine in patients with chronic pain. Pain 1999; 83:283-287.|
Gupta VD. Stability of ketamine hydrochloride injection after reconstitution in water for injection and storage in 1-mL tuberculin polypropylene syringes for pediatric use. Int J Pharm Comp 2002; 6(4): 316-317
Note: Recipe stability data from these references.