Formulation in Pharmacy Practice   2nd Edition

SULPHADIMIDINE
 
Sulphadimidine is very slightly soluble in water.  A formula for a paediatric sulphadimidine mixture is described in the Pharmaceutical Codex, 11th Edition, 1979 but there are no formal studies.
The following formula is suggested.

Formula

Sulphadimidine 500mg per 5mL
 
Sulphadimidine powder (or tablets) 10  g
Methylcellulose %
Parabens 0.1  %
Raspberry syrup 20  mL
Water to   100  mL
 
Expiry:  30 days
 
Storage:  Room temperature or refrigeration
 
Shake well before use
 

 
NOTE
  1. Some pharmacists prepare powders or capsules.

 
Formulation in Pharmacy Practice
2nd Edition