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…

Safety in Lactation: Fluids and electrolytes

23 September 2020Oral and intravenous products for correcting fluid and electrolyte imbalance will present no risk to a breastfeeding infant as they are normally present in milk.…

Shortage of Sodium Bicarbonate Polyfusors (Fresenius Kabi)- all strengths

25 March 2020Sodium bicarbonate 1.26%, 1.40%, 2.74% and 8.4% Polyfusors are out of stock stock until late October 2020. The 4.2% Polyfusor will remain available but cannot…

What is the sodium content of medicines?

6 March 2019This Medicines Q&A provides lists of effervescent, soluble, dispersible and other preparations that could contain high levels of sodium, and so might be unsuitable for people…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

genericFocus Pharmaceuticals

Focus Pharmaceuticals
Capsules 500mg
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.
Airtight container
Protect from moisture
Slowly decomposes in moist air, store in tightly closed containers; stable in dry air.
29 March 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Oral / Intravenous

Oral / Intravenous
30 July 2020

Oral for urine alkalinisation

for urine alkalinisation
30 July 2020

For use in the ear

For use in the ear
No risk to the breastfeeding infant
30 October 2020