Stability of metronidazole in solutions and suspensions.

  title={Stability of metronidazole in solutions and suspensions.},
  author={Merci Mathew and V D Das Gupta and Caroline Bethea},
  journal={Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics},
  volume={19 1},
Excellent stable oral liquid dosage forms of metronidazole can be prepared from tablets or powder using commercially available vehicle containing suspending agents. Liquid dosage forms (5 mg/ml) can be prepared without suspending agents. The four samples prepared (10 and 5 mg/ml) were stable for at least 90 days at room temperature. Their pH values and physical appearances did not change on storage. When metronidazole free base is prescribed it may not be substituted with the ester… CONTINUE READING

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