Retrovir

Retrovir Caution For Usage

zidovudine

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Caution For Usage
Instructions for Use/Handling: Syrup: No special instructions are required.
IV infusion: RETROVIR I.V. for Infusion must be diluted prior to administration.
Since no antimicrobial preservative is included, dilution must be carried out under full aseptic conditions, preferably immediately prior to administration, and any unused portion of the vial should be discarded.
The required dose should be added to and mixed with Glucose Intravenous Infusion 5% w/v to give a final zidovudine concentration of either 2 mg/ml or 4 mg/ml. These dilutions are chemically and physically stable for up to 48 hours at both 5°C and 25°C.
Should any visible turbidity appear in the product either before or after dilution or during infusion, the preparation should be discarded.
Incompatibilities: Syrup: None known.
IV infusion: No data.
Register or sign in to continue
Asia's one-stop resource for medical news, clinical reference and education
Sign up for free
Already a member? Sign in