Promethazine Essay

592 words - 3 pages

Laboratory Report # 3.2

Title:
        Promethazine 0.2% Syrup
        
Date:
        
        
Student Name:

1.
        Describe the dispensing directions for the preparation:

        A. Indication and expected action:

        

        
        Promethazine HCL is a powerful antihistamine drug used to treat allergic conditions and,
        
        because of the sedative action, insomnia. It is also used as an anti-tussive in cough mixtures.
        Promethazine can be administered by mouth or injection.

        B. Directions/administration/use:

Sig:
        TAKE ONE TEASPOONFUL OF SYRUP BY ...view middle of the document...

You should not use two doses at one time.

2.
        Purpose of each excipient used in the experiment:

Cocoa
        -
        flavoring agent
Sucrose
        -
        sweetening agent, suspending and viscosity-increasing agent.
Liquid Glucose
        -
        to provide calories, taste, and to improve transport of sodium
        
        
        
        and water across the intestinal barrier through osmosis
        
Glycerin
        -
        used as a demulcent in cough preparations for soothing and protecting
        
        
        the mucous membranes and relieves irritation. When administered by
        
        
        mouth or parenterally, glycerin increases the plasma osmolality,
        
        
        resulting in the movement of water by osmosis from the extra vascular
        
        
        spaces into the plasma.
Sodium Chloride-
        electrolyte - source of sodium (Na+), used in combination with glucose for oral rehydration in acute diarrhea.
Vanillin
        -
        flavoring/perfuming agent
Sodium Benzoate
        preservative with antibacterial and anti-fungal properties
Pure Water
        -
        diluent

3.
        Show your calculations and compounding (in steps):

        Calculations:

Promethazine HCL
        2 g
        
        x
        (90mL / 1000mL)
        =
        0.18 g
Cocoa
        180 g
        x
        (90mL / 1000mL)
        =
...

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