New In-House Preparation- Cefuroxime Eye Drop & Ceftazidime Eye Drop

posted Mar 29, 2017, 12:19 AM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Mar 29, 2017, 12:23 AM ]
28th March 2017 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 118/2017):

As endorsed by UMMC's Drugs and Therapeutics Sub-Committee on 13th March 2017, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing will be preparing the following sterile eye drops for use in UMMC:
 
 PRODUCTCONTENT FORMULARY CATEGORISATION  SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS
 Cefuroxime 5% Sterile Eye Drop (10mL) Cefuroxime 500mg in 10mL Standard Prescriber: Ophthalmology department only.

Indications: Treatment of microbial keratitis (added to treatment where streptococcal infection is likely) or corneal ulcer.
 Ceftazidime 5% Sterile Eye Drop (10mL) Ceftazidime 500mg in 10mL Standard Prescriber: Ophthalmology Department only.

Indications: Treatment of corneal ulcer or Pseudomonas aeruginosa eye infection

Stocks will be kept at Inpatient Pharmacy.