Nystatin for Oral Suspension
» Nystatin for Oral Suspension is a dry mixture of Nystatin with one or more suitable colors, diluents, suspending agents, flavors, and preservatives. It contains the equivalent of not less than 90.0 percent and not more than 140.0 percent of the labeled amount of USP Nystatin Units.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in tight containers.
Uniformity of dosage units 905
for powder packaged in single-unit containers: meets the requirements.
Deliverable volume 698
for powder packaged in multiple-unit containers: meets the requirements.
pH 791: between 4.9 and 5.5, in the suspension constituted as directed in the labeling.
Water, Method I 921: not more than 7.0%.
Assay— Constitute Nystatin for Oral Suspension as directed in the labeling, and proceed as directed in the Assay under Nystatin Oral Suspension.
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