How to reconstitute amoxicillin?
- 0Feb 25, '11 by TazikeI'm trying to figure out how much water to add to amoxicillin suspension. Unfortunately there is no information on the bottle or on the insert that tells you how to reconstitute it. It's supposed to make 120ml, 250mg per 5ml. I can't find any info anywhere about how much to add to make 120ml. If anyone knows or know where I can find out I'd really appreciate if you could tell me.
- 2Feb 25, '11 by GHGoonetteHere's a link that gives the info:
http://www.google.co.za/url?sa=t&sou...upSvU5vUHdlztgLast edit by GHGoonette on Feb 25, '11
- 1Feb 25, '11 by GHGoonetteBottle Size Amount of Water Required for Reconstitution
100 mL 74 mL
150 mL 111 mL
Each teaspoonful (5 mL) will contain 250 mg amoxicillin.
I checked that link-I see it only mentions 200 and 400mg doses. The above is the correct reconstitution, but the OP mentions a 120ml bottle. Op, I would recommend that you first check what the quantity is supposed to be after reconstitution; if you are correct and it is supposed to be 120ml, the amount of water, judging by the above table, would be in the region of 89ml.
- 0Feb 26, '11 by GHGoonetteQuote from studentpn73You need a pharmacist to answer that one for you. As far as I remember, amoxil always came in a standard strength, ie multiples of 125mg. I confess, I never came across the other doses mentioned. I could be wrong, but I think the final strength was not dependent on differing strengths of the active substance itself, but in the quantity of powder for reconstitution in the bottle, and the amount of water that was consequently added to it. This was according to instructions on the bottle or the package insert.Hi, hope you dont mind, working on this for practice and got 90 mL !!
I did the ratio proportion, however I used the 200mg table. My question is, is there a formula for the 250mg?
It's been about 25 years since I had to fiddle with reconstituting suspensions, so my memory is not to be relied on