multiple-dose vial


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multiple-dose vial

A container that holds more than one dose of a medication.

CAUTION!

Contamination of multiple-dose vials may occur when health care providers fail to follow standard precautions or sterile procedures. Multiple-dose vials should be stored at temperatures specified by the manufacturer or pharmacist and be discarded when or if contamination is suspected or after the expiration date on the vial.
See also: vial
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Bacterial contamination of solutions for parenteral administration for single- and multiple-dose vials after multiple use in the hospital.
Nosocomial transmission of hepatitis B virus infection through multiple-dose vials.
Baxter recalled many lots and doses and temporarily stopped manufacturing multiple-dose vials of injectable heparin.
Today, few vaccines are drawn from multiple-dose vials, because most manufacturers have shifted production to single-use syringes to further reduce the risk of bacterial contamination.
25 a voluntary recall of nine lots of the drug in the multiple-dose vials.
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Food and Drug Administration has granted final approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) for Ondansetron Injection USP, 2 mg/mL, packaged in 4 mg/2 mL single-dose vials, 2 mg/mL, packaged in 40 mg/20 mL multiple-dose vials and 0.
Lack of availability of Td in single-dose syringes, resulting in provider purchase of multiple-dose vials, was cited as a contributing factor to medication error in one cluster.
Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for the Company's ANDAs for Ondansetron Injection USP, 2 mg/mL, packaged in 4 mg/2 mL single-dose vials and Ondansetron Injection USP, 2 mg/mL, packaged in 40 mg/20 mL multiple-dose vials.
7-mL and 300-mg/50-mL multiple-dose vials, the product is an alternative to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
typically, injections included doses of atropine, dexamethasone, and vitamin B12 drawn from multiple-dose vials into one syringe.
s Sandostatin injection and is available in 1,000- and 5,000-microgram strengths in multiple-dose vials and in 50-, 100- and 500-microgram strengths in single-doze vials.

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