20WAYS to Im pr ove P atient Ca re & Pha rmacy cost cont ain ment Innovative Hospital Solutions by Fagron Providing tailor-made pharmaceutical patient care in just minutes? Fagron introduces convenient and time-saving compounding solutions. WINTER 2013 I h ealth sys te m • in fusion 51 General Manager: Marije van Dalen 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 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 care providers to provide optimized compounding solutions. We continuously perform studies on our products, dedicated to providing you the best quality possible. Fagron supports customers by offering complimentary professional support. Our staff of experienced pharmacists and technicians provide technical assistance and answers to any and all questions. Fagron, Inc. is part of the Fagron Group, the global market leader in pharmaceutical compounding, and is headquartered in the Netherlands. Fagron is active in 30 countries and employs over 160 pharmacists worldwide. Product Overview n Omeprazole + SyrSpend SF Cherry Alka Kit All-in-one kit for omeprazole suspension compounding – It is that easy! We proudly introduce an all-in-one kit for compounding a pleasant tasting omeprazole suspension. Ready in minutes, the Omeprazole + Syrspend® SF Cherry Alka Kit provides you all the tools for preparation and administration. The simple addition of the omeprazole powder and 100 mL of water gives you an ideal alternative for patients with difficulty swallowing. Your benefits: • Time saving, simple compounding process • No more weighing – minimizes compounding errors • Contains no sugar, alcohol, sorbitol and gluten • Proven stability of 60 days1 Additional Hospital Solutions n SyrSpend® SF Family of Products The SyrSpend® SF family of products is an innovative line of oral suspension vehicles. This unique line of products is sugar- and alcohol-free, and is formulated to minimize GI upset and laxative effects. Active Suspending Technology™ holds particles in suspension longer to allow for more accurate dosing. • SyrSpend® SF is an all-in-one suspending vehicle buffered to a pH of 4.2 for maximum compatibility with active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). • SyrSpend® SF Alka is an easy-to-use powder for reconstitution that provides an alkaline environment for acid-labile drugs such as omeprazole. Stability studies are being performed continuously to provide you with extended beyond-use dating. Currently we have 11 stability studies in SyrSpend ® SF. Visit www.syrspendsf.com for more details. n LETS KIT Convenience Pack LETS – a solution of lidocaine, epinephrine, tetracaine, and sodium metabisulfite – is an economical, proven2, innovative, safe2, and effective2 alternative to provide rapid topical anesthesia without the use of a controlled substance. The easy-to-use LETS KIT by Fagron simplifies the compounding process by offering a convenient package containing all the ingredients. With the addition of water, each kit is designed to make 100 milliliters of anesthetic solution. Compact packaging allows the kits to be stacked easily for quick access and inventory control. n Drug Shortages Solutions Fagron carries a wide range of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) to help you get through drug shortages. Our high quality APIs can be used to compound capsules, oral solutions, topical preparations, and parental preparations (USP <797>). Before switching your patients to alternative therapies, Fagron is your go-to source when it comes to drug shortages. Literature: 1: Whaley PA, Voudrie MA, Sorenson B. Stability of Omeprazole in SyrSpend® SF Alka (reconstituted). International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding. 2012; 16(2): p. 164-166. 2: Schilling CG, Bank DE, et al., Tetracaine, Epinephrine (Adrenalin), and Cocaine (TAC) Versus Lidocaine, Epinephrine, and Tetracaine (LET) for Anesthesia of Lacerations in Children, Ann. Emerg. Med., 1995, 25:2, pp203-208.
20Ways Winter 2013 Issue: Health System - Infusion
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