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1

State 3 reasons for requesting an extemp... preparation

1) Appropriate licensed formulation is unavailable
2) Allergy to excipients in licensed product
3) Sugar/Alcohol content of liquid prep too high for patient

2

How can we meet the 5 principles set out in the guidance?

By ensuring quality assurance of the final product

3

It is good practice to keep records of extemp products prepared in the pharmacy. TRUE or FALSE

TRUE

4

State 5 things the record should include

1) Formula
2) Ingredients and quantities
3) Source of ingredients (e.g: Manufacturer)
4) Batch no (where possible) and expiry dates of all ingredients
5) Use by date of prepared product

5

A clinical check must be done before preparing extemp product. TRUE or FALSE

TRUE

6

Name 2 places official formulas for extemp preparations MUST be listed in ?

1) British Pharmacopoeia (BP)
2) British Pharmaceutical Codex (BPC)

7

Name other sources official formulas can be listed in

- BNF
- Martindale
(must have BP or BPC listed in title to be official)

8

When checking the formulae, why should you start with the first ingredient ?

It is likely to be the primary active ingredient

9

Does the 12th edition of the BPC contain official formulas. YES or NO

NO

10

What type of containers are used for extemp preparations ?

Amber glass bottles and jars

11

What type of products are stored in hexagonal ribbed amber glass dropper bottles ?

External products

12

For unofficial formulas, quantitative measures must be added on label. TRUE or FALSE

TRUE

13

How should the expiry date be stated on an extemp product ?

The exact date must be included on the label

14

State 5 good practices in extemp preparations

1) Working area should be kept tidy
2) Equipment should be cleaned before starting
3) Use one ingredient at a time
4) Clearly label all ingredients
5) Clan and dry all equipments and working area before leaving

15

What are the legal requirements for labelling of a BP or
BPC (licenced) formula product?

- Name of patient
- Name and address of pharmacy
- Date of dispensing
- Name of the product (or common name) including
strength and formulation if required
- Directions for use
- Precautions for use (Cautionary and Advisory)
- KOOR(AS)OC
- Specific expiry date
- Storage conditions
- Common warning labels

16

What are the legal requirements for labelling of a BP or
BPC (unlicenced) formula product?

- All of that for licensed formula PLUS the quantitative amount of each ingredient (this can be expressed as a % or the quantities
used)