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    Chancellor Evans
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    We batch them in the Sterile Preparation Center, and store them in the Pyxis fridge , which make enhanced the workflow as the medication will be readily available in the unit.

    Below are the recipe of each one

    BEVACIZUMAB 1.25 MG/0.05 ML INTRAOCULAR

    Equipment:
    1 mL luer-lock TB syringe Quantity: ~25
    Mini-spike Quantity: 1

    Procedure:
    *PRESERVATIVE FREE*
    1. Attach a mini-spike to the bevacizumab 25 mg/mL 4 mL vial.
    2.Withdraw 0.12 mL of bevacizumab 25 mg/mL into 1 mL syringes to make ~25 syringes.
    3. Place luer tip cap on syringe, label and seal

    Storage: Refrigerate and protect from light
    Expiration: 9 days

    References:
    CCHS Recipes
    McElhiney, Linda F. Compounding Guide for Ophthalmic Preparations, American Pharmacists Association, 2013
    Ophthalmic Drug Facts, 22nd Edition, Wolters Kluwer, Health, Facts & Comparisons, 2011

    BEVACIZUMAB 2.5 MG/0.1 ML SUBCONJUNCTIVAL

    Equipment:
    1 mL TB syringe Quantity: 7
    Dispensing pin Quantity: 1
    10 mL syringe Quantity: 1

    Procedure:
    *PRESERVATIVE FREE*
    1. Using a 10 mL syringe withdraw entire contents from bevacizumab 25 mg/mL vial
    2. Transfer 0.5 mL of Bevacizumab (25 mg/mL) into 1 mL syringes
    3. Repeat until 7 syringes have been pulled
    4. Place luer tip cap on syringe, seal and label

    Storage: Refrigerate and protect from light
    Expiration: 9 days

    References:
    CCHS Recipes
    McElhiney, Linda F. Compounding Guide for Ophthalmic Preparations, American Pharmacists Association, 2013
    Ophthalmic Drug Facts, 22nd Edition, Wolters Kluwer, Health, Facts & Comparisons, 2011

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