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Nitrofurantoin Oral Suspension   10 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    nitrofurantoin  50 mg  TAB   
    Ora-Plus® / Ora-Sweet®  1:1  SYRUP  qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. In a mortar, crush tablets and triturate to a fine powder.
2. Mix Ora-Plus® and Ora-Sweet® together (1:1) to make vehicle.
3. Gradually levigate powder with 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 Ora-Blend® can be used instead of Ora-Plus® / Ora-Sweet® (1:1).

Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

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

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator or Room Temperature: 91 days

Last Date Revised: 2-Jun-11

References:Ensom MH, Decarie D. Stability of nitrofurantoin in extemporaneously compounded suspensions. Can J Hosp Pharm 2006; 59:29-33.

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


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