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Methyldopa Oral Suspension   50 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    methyldopa  250 mg  TAB   
    Simple syrup       qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. In a mortar, crush tablets and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Gradually levigate with simple syrup until a liquid is formed.
3. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
4. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with simple syrup.
5. Transfer to final container and label.

Packaging:  Amber Glass Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Can be stored at room temperature or refrigerated
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator or Room Temperature: 14 days

Last Date Revised: 24-Feb-15

References:Newton DW. Rogers AG. Becker CH. Et al. Extemporaneous preparation of methyldopa in two syrup vehicles. Am J Hosp Pharm 1975; 32:817-821.
 
McCrea J, Rappaport P, Stansfield S, Baker D, Dupuis LL. James G., Extemporaneous oral liquid dosage preparations. 1st ed. Toronto, ON: Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists; 1988.
 
McCrea J, Rappaport P, Stansfield S, Baker D, Dupuis LL. James G., Extemporaneous oral liquid dosage preparations. 1st ed. Toronto, ON: Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists; 1988.

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


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