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References   References 1942  
Type : Journal
Web link : http://www.ajhp.org/cgi/content/abstract/61/16/1682

Research teams : Winchester - Bernard J Dunn School of Pharmacy
Authors : Smith DL, Bauer SM, Nicolau DP.
Title : Stability of meropenem in polyvinyl chloride bags and an elastomeric infusion device.
Reference : Am J Health-Syst Pharm ; 61: 1682-1685. 2004

Level of Evidence : 
Level of evidence B
Physical stability : 
Chemical stability : 
High Performance Liquid Chromatography - ultraviolet detector (HPLC-UV)
Stability defined as 90% of the initial concentration
Other methods : 
Comments : 
No visual inspection
No comments for the degradation products

List of drugs
InjectionMeropenem Antibiotic
Stability in solutions Polyvinyl chloride Sodium chloride 0,9% 10 & 20 mg/ml 5°C Not specified
5 Day
Stability in solutions Polyvinyl chloride Sodium chloride 0,9% 4 mg/ml 5°C Not specified
7 Day
Stability in solutions Polyisoprene elastomer Sodium chloride 0,9% 10 & 20 mg/ml 5°C Not specified
5 Day
Stability in solutions Polyisoprene elastomer Sodium chloride 0,9% 4 mg/ml 5°C Not specified
7 Day

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