VERAPAMIL SUSPENSION 50MG/ML Generic Name : Verapamil Indication : i) Supraventricular tachyarrhythmia (SVT) prophylaxis ii) Angina Dosage Form : Suspension Strength : 50mg/mL Stability : 60 days Storage : Refrigerate (preferable) or at room temperature and protect from light
VEHICLE CHOICE: • Ora-Sweet® : Ora-Plus® (1:1) or • Ora-Sweet SF® : Ora-Plus® (1:1) or • Equivalent vehicle to Ora-Sweet® : Ora-Plus® (1:1)
How to prepare VERAPAMIL SUSPENSION 50MG/ML: 1. Crush tablets in a mortar to a 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. Ora-Sweet SF® should not be used in neonates ≤28 days corrected age. 2. Keep in an amber bottle.