Basics of sterile compounding: compounding by weight versus compounding by volume.

  • Laura Thoma
  • Published 2014 in
    International journal of pharmaceutical…
In compounding small volumes of sterile preparations, it is generally acceptable to use volumetric measurements. However, when compounding larger volumes or when the sterile preparation has a low concentration, it is best to compound by weight for greater accuracy. This article provides the procedures that can be followed when compounding by weight as… CONTINUE READING