Formulation in Pharmacy Practice   2nd Edition

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.


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

  1. Some pharmacists prepare powders or capsules.

Formulation in Pharmacy Practice
2nd Edition