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Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA) Oral Suspension    1 mg/mL - Desensitization Protocol
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    acetylsalicylic acid  80 mg  CHEW TAB   
    Water, sterile       qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. In a mortar, crush ASA tablets and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Add a small amount of water to make a paste.
3. Gradually levigate with water until a liquid is formed.
4. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
5. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with sterile water.
6. Transfer to final container and label.

Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Shake Well
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 24 hours (arbitrary)

Last Date Revised: 11-Feb-13

References:Christou A, et al. Rapid desensitization of patients with aspirin allergy who undergo coronary angioplasty. Hellenic J Cardiol 2011; 52:307-310.

Ramanuja S, et al. Approach to "Aspirin Allergy" in cardiovascular patients. Circulation 2004; 110:e1-e4.

Page NA, Schroeder WS. Rapid desensitization protocols for patients with cardiovascular disease and aspirin hypersensitivity in an era of dual antiplatelet therapy. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2007; 41(1):61-67.

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