||1. Empty contents of capsules into a GLASS mortar and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Gradually levigate the powder with a portion of the water containing 0.05% w/v sodium benzoate solution.
3. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
4. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with the water containing 0.05% w/v sodium benzoate solution.
5. Transfer to final container and label.
||To be prepared ONLY in the event that the 6 mg/mL commercial product is NOT available.
See recipe for Water with Sodium Benzoate 0.05%.
The appropriate dose may be mixed just prior to administration with an equal amount of sweet liquid such as sugar water, chocolate syrup, cherry syrup or desert topping like caramel or fudge sauce to mask the bitter taste.
Refrigerated storage preferred.
|| Amber Plastic Bottle
||Can be stored at room temperature or refrigerated|
|Storage/Expiry:||Refrigerator: 49 days|
||Room Temperature: 10 days
|Last Date Revised:
|References:||Tamiflu Product Monograph, Roche Canada. June 12, 2012. |