Prevent Mix-Ups With Meds That Require Reconstitution

You play a key role in preventing reconstitution errors with oral powders for suspension (amoxicillin, oseltamivir, etc).

In a recent case, sildenafil suspension (Revatio) was dispensed after only 60 mL of water was added...an auxiliary label covered the instructions to add another 30 mL after mixing the first portion.

And there have been many reports over the years of patients getting antibiotic suspensions or other meds (methylphenidate, etc) prepped with too much water...or not enough.

Get unlimited access through an Enterprise license

Hospital Pharmacy Technician's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Not sold to individuals