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predniSONE Oral Suspension with Simple Syrup   5 mg/mL
Lot No Expiry(mm/yyyy) Ingredients Master Formula
    prednisone  50 mg  TAB   
    Water, sterile        
    Simple syrup       qs to 
Recipe Total Quantity:
Final Quantity Desired: mL

Directions: 1. In a mortar, cover the tablets with water and soak for a few minutes.
2. Levigate the powder with a small amount of simple syrup to make a smooth paste.
3. Gradually add simple syrup until a liquid is formed.
4. Pour into a graduated cylinder.
5. Rinse mortar and qs to final volume with simple syrup.
6. Transfer to final container and label.

Notes **Artifical flavouring with either Artificial Banana (3 mL) or Bubble gum (1.4 mL) can be added to improve the taste of the final product**.
Use dye-free artificial flavouring product in pediatrics.
DO NOT use flavouring agent in neonates, since it may contain the following preservatives: benzyl alcohol and propylene glycol.

Packaging:  Amber Plastic Bottle

Auxiliary Labels: Protect From Light
  Shake Well

Storage/Expiry:Refrigerator: 60 days

Last Date Revised: 24-May-18

  Prednisone 5 mg/mL oral suspension recipe (last updated April 2007).
SickKids Compounding Service [online recipes]. Toronto, ON: The Hospital for Sick Children. c1999 [current date]. Available from:

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