Allopurinol Oral Suspension
Allopurinol Oral Suspension contains NLT 90.0% and NMT 110.0% of the labeled amount of allopurinol (C5H4N4O).
Prepare Allopurinol Oral Suspension 20 mg/mL as follows (see Pharmaceutical CompoundingNonsterile Preparations 795).
Select the number of tablets that contain the specified amount of allopurinol, and calculate the quantity of each ingredient required for the total amount to be prepared. Count, weigh, or measure each ingredient. Thoroughly pulverize the tablets. Mix the powdered Allopurinol tablets and Glycerin to form a smooth paste. Incorporate the Vehicle for Oral Suspension. Add sufficient Vehicle for Oral Solution to volume, and mix well. Adjust the pH, if necessary. Package and label.
• pH 791: 6.57.5
• Packaging and Storage: Package in a tight container, and store at controlled room temperature.
• Labeling: Label it to state that it is to be shaken well before use, and that it is to be discarded after 60 days. Label it to state that it is to be kept out of the reach of children. Label it to indicate the nominal content of allopurinol in the Oral Suspension.
• Beyond-use Date: NMT 60 days after the date on which it was compounded