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Compounding Ear, Nose and Throat Preparations

Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  May/Jun 2000 - Compounding for the Ear, Nose and Throat
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Abstract:  Many different dosage forms can be used for ear, nose and throat applications. The author discusses each of these applications and provides the following example formulations: Benzocaine Otic Solution, General Nasal Solution Vehicle, Desmopressin Acetate Nasal Solution 0.033 mg/mL, Atropine Sulfate 0.5% Nasal Solution, Saline Nasal Mist, Progesterone 20-mg/mL Nasal Solution, Xylometazoline 1-mg/mL Hydrochloride Nasal Drops, and Scopolamine Hydrobromide 0.4-mg per 0.l-mL Nasal Solution. He ends with a brief discussion of beyond-use dates for ear, nose and throat preparations.

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