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- by mspurple Nov 10, '12I just found out that Acyclovir cannot be diluted with NS only with D5W. does anyone know why? thanks
- Nov 11, '12 by liveyourlife747Have you checked micromedex? They have an iv comparability section and usually will tell u why they can't be mixed. Most likely it's a precipitate issue
- Nov 11, '12 by serenity05I would look it up and first verify it's even true....
- Nov 18, '12 by PalmHarborMomMy Davis's Drug Guide says "must be diluted in at least 100ml of D5W, 0.9% NaCl, dextrose/saline combinations or LR."
So according to the Davis's Drug Guide that I you do not have to dilute it with D5W only.