Generic Name : Lansoprazole Indication : i) Peptic ulcer disease ii) Reflux oesophagitis iii) Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome iv) For eradication of Helicobacter pylori in combination with antibiotic Dosage Form : Suspension Strength : 3mg/mL Stability : 14 days (refrigerated), 8 hours (room temperature) Storage : Refrigerate (preferable) or at room temperature and protect from light
How to prepare LANSOPRAZOLE SUSPENSION 3MG/ML: 1. Open capsules and empty the contents into a mortar. 2. Syringe out sodium bicarbonate 8.4% injection solution from ampoule using 5µ filter. 3. Levigate the powder with small amount of sodium bicarbonate solution until smooth paste is formed. 4. Add more sodium bicarbonate solution to the paste until liquid is formed and transfer the liquid into a graduated container. 5. Use additional sodium bicarbonate solution to rinse the remaining drug from the mortar and pour into the container. 6. Make up to final volume with sodium bicarbonate solution. 7. Shake well and label.
NOTES: 1. Keep in an amber plastic bottle or oral syringes.