Recipe - Compounding Worksheet
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Calcitriol Oral Solution (prepared from 0.5 mcg capsules)    1 mcg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    calcitriol  0.5 mcg  CAP  See Notes Section 
    Corn oil    OIL  qs to  
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. Use a 18 gauge needle to puncture Rocaltrol capsules and extract required amount of calcitriol.
2. When desired amount of drug is extracted from the capsules, dilute with corn oil to required concentration.
3. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes Do NOT use see AHS Drug Formulary Alternative.
To be prepared ONLY in the event that the commercial product is NOT available or unsuitable.

Rocaltrol 0.5 mcg capsules contain calcitriol 3 mcg/mL.

Packaging:  Amber Glass Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Protect From Light
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 7 days

Last Date Revised: 24-May-18

References:Nahata MC, Pai VB. Pediatric drug formulations. 6th ed. Cincinnati, Ohio: Harvey Whitney Books Company; 2011.
Provides a 0.02 mcg/mL recipe with the same ingredients and stability data.

Letter from Rosemarie Hager, Hoffmann-La Roche Medical Information, to RDIC. Topic: Rocaltrol (calcitriol) solution - Availability and alternatives. Jan 1, 2002.

Completed Compound Check
Lot NoDate Prepared Expiry DateTechnicianPharmacist
   6-Dec-2021         


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