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Methylcellulose Oral Suspension (with Parabens)   1% (10 mg/mL)
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    Methylcellulose  4000 mPA-s  PWD   
    Methylparaben     PWD   
    Propylparaben    PWD   
    Water, sterile       qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. Heat 30% of the total quantity of sterile water to boiling. Reduce heat.
2. Add methylparaben and propylparaben and mix well.
3. Add methylcellulose powder to boiling mixture and stir well to completely wet the powder.
4. Remove from heat.
5. QS to final volume with ice cold water while mixing well with a magnetic stirrer or hand blender.
6. Continue mixing until the solution is clear and homogenous.

Notes To enhance clarity and viscosity, refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours with frequent stirring.

Packaging:  Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Shake Well
  Store at Room Temperature

Storage/Expiry:Room Temperature: 6 months (Discard 30 days after opening)

Last Date Revised: 8-Aug-11

References:
 
Nahata MC, Pai VB, Hipple TF. Pediatric drug formulations. 5th ed. Cincinnati, OH: Harvey Whitney Books Company; 2003.
 
Nahata MC, Pai VB, Hipple TF. Pediatric drug formulations. 5th ed. Cincinnati, OH: Harvey Whitney Books Company; 2003.

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


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