Oral liquid preparations are
often required for pediatric patients. Commercially manufactured liquids
are not always available and they have to be prepared from tablets or
capsules. This information is intended as a guide to best practice by
and as a digest of the available stability data.
Extemporaneous preparation of oral liquids should always be a last resort
as the product may be unstable and therapeutically unreliable. Commercially
manufactured products or alternative dosing strategies should always be
to extemporaneous preparation of oral liquids
This detailed document outlines the potential problems and provides guidelines
including alternatives to consider.
of Oral Liquid Preparations eMixt
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