METOPROLOL SUSPENSION 10MG/ML

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      METOPROLOL SUSPENSION 10MG/ML

      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

      INGREDIENTS:
      Metoprolol 100mg 12 tablets
      Vehicle qs 120mL

      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.

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