Generic Name : Nitrofurantoin Indication : Uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections Dosage Form : Suspension Strength : 10mg/mL Stability : 91 days Storage : Refrigerate or at room temperature and protect from light
VEHICLE CHOICE: • Ora-Sweet® : Ora-Plus® (1:1) or • Ora-Blend ® or • Equivalent vehicle to Ora-Sweet® : Ora-Plus® (1:1)
How to prepare NITROFURANTOIN SUSPENSION 10MG/ML: 1. Crush tablets in a mortar to a fine powder. 2. Levigate the powder with small amount of vehicle until a smooth paste is formed. 3. Add more vehicle to the paste until a 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.