"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that injectable drugs used in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in critical shortage will be imported into the United States and available to patients this week.
TPN is an intravenous"...
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The volume of the preparation to be used for diluting or dissolving any drug for injection is dependent on the vehicle concentration, dose and route of administration as recommended by the manufacturer.
Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit. See PRECAUTIONS.
Bacteriostatic Water for Injection, USP is supplied in a multiple-dose 30 mL plastic fliptop vial (List No. 3977).
Store at 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F). [See USP Controlled Room Temperature.]
Hospira, Inc., Lake Forest, IL 60045 USA. FDA rev date: 6/15/2000
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/26/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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