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Omeprazole Oral Suspension (with oral sodium bicarbonate solution)   2 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    omeprazole  20 mg  DR CAP   
    sodium bicarbonate  8.4%  PO SOLN  qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. Empty contents of capsules into a mortar and cover with sodium bicarbonate oral solution.
2. Stir mixture to form a slurry.
3. Add more sodium bicarbonate oral solution to form a liquid and pour into a graduated cylinder.
4. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with sodium bicarbonate oral solution.
5. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes See sodium bicarbonate oral solution recipe in the database.

Refrigerated storage is preferred.

The AHS Pharmacy Compound for omeprazole oral suspension is Formulary Restricted with Usage Guidelines. Refer to Omeprazole (AHS Pharmacy Compound) in the AHS Provincial Formulary.

Omeprazole 20 mg delayed release (DR) capsules are Formulary Restricted with Usage Guidelines and a Therapeutic Interchange. Refer to Omeprazole 20 mg DR capsules in the AHS Provincial Formulary.


Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Refrigerate
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator: 30 days
  Room Temperature: 14 days

Last Date Revised: 22-May-20

References:Fingas, M, Lyons, D. (2018). Stability of Suspension Formulations of Lansoprazole and Omeprazole Stored in Plastic Amber Bottles or Oral Syringes. Unpublished AHS raw data.

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


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