||1. Reconsitute each vancomycin vial with 95 mL of sterile water (see Notes section).
2. Mix Ora-Sweet® and sterile water together (1:1).
3. Withdraw reconstituted vancomycin from vials and dilute with Ora-Sweet®/ sterile water (1:1) mixture.
4. Transfer to final container and label.
||The final volume of one 10 gram vial after reconstitution with 95 mL is approximately 100 mL.
Refrigerated storage is preferred.
|| Amber Plastic Bottle
|Storage/Expiry:||Refrigerator: 75 days|
||Room Temperature: 26 days
|Last Date Revised:
|References:||Ensom MHH, Decarie D, Lakhani A. Stability of Vancomycin 25 mg/mL in Ora-Sweet and Water in Unit-Dose Cups and Plastic Bottles at 4 degrees C and 25 degrees C. Can J Hosp Pharm 2010; 63(5):366-372.|
Email communication from Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. - October 28, 2010.