NonSterile Compounding Question: Clindamycin 2% in Aquaphilic Ointment-How many Caps needed?

by Billy-Joe
(Indiana)

Clindamycin 150mg Compound to Make 60gm Aquaphilic Ointment

Clindamycin 150mg Compound to Make 60gm Aquaphilic Ointment

A prescription reads "Clindamycin 2% in an aquaphilic ointment; 60g. Apply to the affected body part twice daily." The pharmacy stocks clindamycin 150mg capsules. How many capsules will be needed to prepare this compound?

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8 Clindamycin Capsules Are Needed For This Compound
by: David

Clindamycin 2% in aquaphilic Ointment, 60GM

60gm X .02 (2%) = 1.2gm

1.2gm divided by 150mg = 8

Eight 150mg Clindamycin Capsules are needed to make this NonSterile Clindamycin Ointment Compound.

One of the common uses for topical clindamycin is in the treatment of acne.

It can be used to treat other conditions as your doctor sees fit.

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