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Switching between liquid and tablet/capsule formulations – Which medicines require extra care?

19 July 2021For a small number of medicines, there are differences in equivalent doses of oral formulations of the same medicine. This needs to be considered when…

What injections can be given orally or via enteral feeding tubes?

6 November 2020This updated Medicines Q&A is a quick reference summary to different types of enteral feeding tubes, in relation to medication issues. Not all enteral feeding…
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Refrigerated Storage

DigiFabBTG International Limited

BTG International Limited
DigiFab
40mg powder for solution for infusion

In the event of an inadvertent temperature excursion the following data may be used:
Unreconstituted vials of DigiFab remain stable up to their original expiry date if they have been exposed to temperatures between –20°C to +25°C during one continuous excursion up to a total of 7 days.
Contact BTG International Ltd for additional information on cases where a deviation from the recommended storage has occurred. Refer to the current BNF for company contact details.

No for temperature excursions described above
Yes for temperature excursions described above
12 October 2021
London MI Service

Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

LanoxinAspen

Aspen
Lanoxin
Tablets 62.5 micrograms, 125 micrograms, 250 micrograms
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Protect from light
Protect from light
9 November 2015

Lactation Safety Information

As positive inotrope for chronic heart failure

As positive inotrope for chronic heart failure
Yes
-
Significant published evidence of use in breastfeeding
Small amounts in breast milk
Used in neonates, including premature infants
18 March 2017

As anti-arrhythmic

As anti-arrhythmic
Yes
-
Significant published evidence of use in breastfeeding
Small amounts in breast milk
Used in neonates, including premature infants
28 September 2016