20WAYS to Improve Patient Care & Pharmacy Profitability Fagron’s SyrSpend® SF Vehicles Provide an Unparalleled Vehicle Range for Pharmacy Compounding Oral Liquid Medication Our innovative SyrSpend® SF suspending vehicles combine excellent suspending and taste-masking properties with a meticulous formulation. Provide your patients a palatable and stable suspension. FALL 2014 I Ret ail /Community • Spe cial ty • L TC 33 National Sales Manager: Mark Kieren Founded: 1980 Employees: 60+ Toll-free Phone: (800) 423-6967 Fax: (800) 339-1596 Address: 2400 Pilot Knob Road St. Paul, MN 55120 Website: Order online at fagron.us Company Background Fagron, Inc. provides pharmacists in the United States with high quality compounding products and solutions. Fagron continuously introduces innovative products based on research done in our own R&D center. We work together with our customers, universities, physicians, and other healthcare providers to deliver optimized products. We continuously perform studies on our products, dedicated to providing you with innovative and high quality compounding solutions. Based in St. Paul, MN, Fagron, Inc. is part of the Fagron Group, the global market leader in pharmaceutical compounding, headquartered in the Netherlands. With over 1,300 employees in 30 countries worldwide, Fagron Group provides over 200,000 pharmacists with high quality compounding products every day. SyrSpend® SF Suspending Vehicles The SyrSpend® SF family of products is an innovative line of oral starch-based suspension vehicles. SyrSpend® SF vehicle’s patented Active Suspending Technology™ holds API particles in suspension and accelerates redistribution of suspended medication with a simple shake for accurate dosing support at each administration. Our product line consists of SyrSpend® SF and SyrSpend® SF Alka suspending vehicles. SyrSpend® SF vehicle is a sugarfree suspending vehicle buffered to a pH of 4.2 for optimal compatibility with active pharmaceutical ingredients. SyrSpend® SF Alka vehicle is an easy-to-use powder for reconstitution that provides an alkaline environment for acid-labile drugs such as omeprazole. Our new Omeprazole & SyrSpend® SF Alka Cherry Kit offers all the tools to compound a stable (for 60 days*) and palatable omeprazole suspension. *Visit fagron.us for Fagron stability data. Benefits of SyrSpend SF® Vehicles • Convenient, all-in-one suspending vehicles. • Optimizes ease of administration, mouth feel and taste masking. • Ideal for individualized dosage regimens. • May be used for diabetic patients. • Extensive and growing database of Fagron stability data. • Produced in a cGMP facility with high-quality ingredients. Meticulous Ingredient Choice The ingredients of SyrSpend® SF suspending vehicles are chosen meticulously. The osmolality of the starch-based SyrSpend® SF vehicle is low (<50 mOsm/kg), which helps to minimize GI upset and diarrhea. n SyrSpend® SF vehicles are formulated without: • Alcohol • Parabens • Sorbitol • Carrageenan • Sugars • Gluten • Dyes • Glycerin • Propylene Glycol • Benzyl Alcohol Use of SyrSpend® SF Vehicles The SyrSpend® SF vehicles have been formulated without ingredients that may disturb patient sensitivities or may produce problematic effects. They are often used in the care of vulnerable patient groups, including: • The Elderly • Hospitalized Patients, (N)ICU Patients and Nasogastric Tube-fed Patients • Diabetic Patients • Obese Patients • Gluten- and Lactose- Intolerant Patients • Patients with Neurological Conditions • Patients on Ketogenic Diets • Pediatrics: Neonates, Infants and Children Please visit fagron.us for extensive Fagron stability data with many drugs. New Fagron studies will be available soon!
20Ways Fall 2014 Issue: Community - Specialty - LTC
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