Generic Name : Metoprolol Indication : Hypertension, angina, myocardial infarction, arrhythmias Dosage Form : Suspension Strength : 10mg/mL Stability : 60 days Storage : Refrigerate (preferable) or at room temperature and protect from light
VEHICLE OF CHOICE: • Ora-Sweet® : Ora-Plus® (1:1) or • Ora-Sweet SF® : Ora-Plus® (1:1) or • Ora-Blend ® or • Ora-Blend SF® or • Cherry syrup or • Equivalent vehicle to Ora-Sweet® : Ora-Plus® (1:1)
How to prepare METOPROLOL SUSPENSION 10MG/ML: 1. Crush tablets in a mortar to fine powder. 2. Levigate the powder with small amount of vehicle until smooth paste is formed. 3. Add more vehicle to the paste until liquid is formed and transfer the liquid into a container. 4. Use additional vehicle to rinse the remaining drug from the mortar and pour into the container. 5. Make up to final volume with vehicle. 6. Shake well and label.
NOTES: 1. Keep in an amber plastic bottle. 2. Ora-Sweet® SF and Ora-Blend SF® should not be used in neonates ≤28 days corrected age.