Recipe - Compounding Worksheet
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Spironolactone Oral Suspension in Ora-Plus®/ Ora-Sweet® (LOW STRENGTH)   5 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    spironolactone  100 mg  TAB   
    Water, sterile        
    Ora-Plus® / Ora-Sweet®  1:1  SYRUP  qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: HAZARDOUS - Potential
Refer to the AHS Hazardous Medication Handling Guide for more information.

1. In a mortar, soak tablets in water until crushable.
2. Mix Ora-Plus® and Ora-Sweet® together (1:1) to make vehicle.
3. Gradually add vehicle until a liquid is formed.
4. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
5. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with vehicle.
6. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes May substitute Ora-Plus® / Ora-Sweet® (1:1) with Ora-Blend®.

Using Aldactone® Pfizer brand tablets makes the suspension taste better

Packaging:  Amber Glass Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Hazardous medication - use safe handling precautions
  Note Strength
  Shake Well
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 60 days

Last Date Revised: 2-Dec-19

References: AHS Hazardous Medication Handling information available on Insite: http://insite.albertahealthservices.ca/17382.asp

SickKids Compounding Service [online recipes]. Toronto, ON: The Hospital for Sick Children. c1999 – [current date]. Available from: http://www.sickkids.ca/Pharmacy/Compounding-Service/index.html

Completed Compound Check
Lot NoDate Prepared Expiry DateTechnicianPharmacist
   29-Nov-2021         


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