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1

What are we checking in accuracy of calculations?

Checking the master formula and all final amounts are correct, also checking they have given units and they are correct.

2

What are we assessing in quantity of product?

Checking the weight of product is correct (within 5%) based on calculations - (In this we must calculate an error margin to see if they have no error, minor error or major error.

3

What are we assessing in appearance and quality?

Colour, texture, fully dissolved, no fluff, lumps, dirt or bits.

4

What are we assessing in evidence of quality control checks & ingredient records?

- All final amounts match the calculations
- Checks by external initials
- Preparation & expiry dates correct
- Product name and amount
- Weights of containers
- Correct manufacturers.

5

What are we checking the product against?

Prescription

6

In task 1- what must we include?

RSoP SOP extemporaneous preparation of .... BP. Include version &date.
- Calculations of product formula based on the master formula
- Provide 2 pieces of additional info i.e labelling/counselling, type of formulation, mandatory statements.

7

With ointments/creams - do you have to make your product formula calculations account for an overage? i.e if Rx asks for 40g you make 45g plus overage

yes

8

With creams and ointments- how much of an overage do you have to calculate for in making the product formula?

10%

9

error margins

Must calculate 10% of the value we want but each way as it could be over or under. Then calculate 5% each way.

10

Aqueous cream BP - dry skin conditions

- Use as a soap substitute when required
- External use only
- Cream formulation (emollient)
- Expiry date 4 weeks from prep

11

Kaolin & morphine mixture BP - diarrhoea

- Shake well before use
- May cause drowsiness - if affected do not drive or operate machinery
- Solution formulation

12

Magnesium trisilicate mixture BP - heart burn, dyspepsia

- Liquid formulation
- Shake well before use
- Do not take in patients who must control their sodium intake

13

Simple linctus (mild non specific cough)

- Shake well before use
- Syrup formulation (dispersed phase is chloroform, liquid is linctus)

14

Oral rehydration salts (diarrhoea)

- Solid formulation
- Avoid if diabetic or avoiding a high salt diet
- Avoid exposure to dust

15

Zinc ointment BP

- For external use only
- Apply to affected areas when required
- Topical formulation - ointment

16

Paediatric paracetamol elixir (pain, anti pyretic)

- Contains paracetamol - do not give this medicine with any other paracetamol containing products
- Shake bottle before use
- Formulation is an elixir

17

Omeprazole oral suspension (acid reflux)

- Formulation is a suspension
- Shake well before use
- Keep refrigerated