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Question about dispensing reconstituted medications

Discussion in 'Pharmacy' started by Abilify, Dec 20, 2005.

  1. Abilify

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    If a medication like Omnicef or Griseofulvin comes in a glass bottle, can it be dispensed in a plastic bottle? If so, then why is it sent to the pharmacy in glass in the first place?
     
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  3. npage148

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    I wonder that too. Mostly due to the gris-peg Becasue you never just dispense one and many times its a partial bottle too. The only one i know of that CANT be dispensed in a non glass bottle is the trileptal susp. I called the man, they said that stability of the vit c in the susp has not been studied in plastic. I got no clue about the gris
     
  4. bananaface

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    Maybe amber tinted glass is cheaper than amber tinted plastic. I know those amber plastics cost an arm and a leg.
     

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