Standard Formulae for ECPs and galenicals

This information is reviewed monthly.

Acetylcysteine eye drops

Acetylcysteine inj 200 mg per ml, 10 ml

qs

Suitable eye drop base

qs

Aspirin and chloroform application

Aspirin Soluble tabs 300 mg

12 tabs

Chloroform

to 100 ml

Codeine linctus (3 mg per 5 ml)

Codeine phosphate

60 mg

Glycerol

40 ml

Preservative

qs

Water

to 100 ml

Codeine linctus (15 mg per 5 ml)

Codeine phosphate

300 mg

Glycerol

40 ml

Preservative

qs

Water

to 100 ml

Folinic mouthwash

Calcium folinate 15 mg tab

1 tab

Preservative

qs

Water

to 500 ml

(Preservative should be used if quantity supplied is for more than 5 days. Maximum 500~ml per prescription.)

Magnesium hydroxide 8% mixture

Magnesium hydroxide paste 29%

275 g

Methyl hydroxybenzoate

1.5 g

Water

to 1,000 ml

Methadone mixture

Methadone powder

qs

Glycerol

qs

Water

to 100 ml

Methyl hydroxybenzoate 10% solution

Methyl hydroxybenzoate

10 g

Propylene glycol

to 100 ml

(Use 1 ml of the 10% solution per 100 ml of oral liquid mixture)

Omeprazole suspension

Omeprazole capules or powder

qs

Sodium bicarbonate powder BP

8.4 g

Water

to 100 ml

Phenobarbitone oral liquid

Phenobarbitone Sodium

1 g

Glycerol BP

70 ml

Water

to 100 ml

Phenobarbitone sodium paediatric oral liquid (10 mg per ml)

Phenobarbitone Sodium

400 mg

Glycerol BP

4 ml

Water

to 40 ml

Pilocarpine oral liquid

Pilocarpine 4% eye drops

qs

Preservative

qs

Water

to 500 ml

(Preservative should be used if quantity supplied is for more than 5 days.)

Saliva substitute formula

Methylcellulose

5 g

Preservative

qs

Water

to 500 ml

(Preservative should be used if quantity supplied is for more than 5 days. Maximum 500~ml per prescription.)

Sodium chloride oral liquid

Sodium chloride inj 23.4%, 20 ml

qs

Water

qs

(Only funded if prescribed for treatment of hyponatraemia)

Vancomycin oral solution (50 mg per ml)

Vancomycin 500 mg injection

10 vials

Glycerol BP

40 ml

Water

to 100 ml

(Only funded if prescribed for treatment of Clostridium difficile following metronidazole failure)

Vosol ear drops with hydrocortisone powder 1%

Hydrocortisone powder

1%

Vosol Ear Drops

to 35 ml

The standard formulae for extemporaneously compounded products and galenicals are also available as part of Schedule report spreadsheet. See the seventh tab of the report.