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am·pule

, ampul (am'pyūl),
A hermetically sealed container, usually made of glass, containing a sterile medicinal solution, or powder to be made up in solution, to be used for subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection.
Synonym(s): ampoule
[L. ampulla]

ampule

Anatomy
Ampulla, see there.
 
Pharmacology
(Ampoule, British English) A small, hermetically-sealed glass or plastic container which contains a sterile solution (e.g., lidocaine, etc.) to be administered parenterally (e.g., IM, IV, subcutaneously).

am·pule

(am'pyūl)
A hermetically sealed container, usually made of glass, containing a sterile medicinal solution, or powder to be made up in solution, to be used for subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection.
Synonym(s): ampoule.
[L. ampulla]

ampoule

A small, hermetically sealed flask, usually containing medicine for administration by injection.

ampoule

or

vial

one of a range of small tubular glass vessels, closed at one or both ends, used for storage of, for example, a freeze-dried (see FREEZE-DRYING cell suspension.

ampoule

hermetically sealed glass or plastic unit containing a sterile medicinal solution (e.g. local anaesthetic or adrenaline)

am·pule

(am'pyūl)
A hermetically sealed container, usually made of glass, containing a sterile medicinal solution, or powder to be made up in solution, to be used for subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection.
Synonym(s): ampoule.
[L. ampulla]

ampoule

ampule.
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Ampoule packaging may also represent a potential source of microbial infection for patients.
PCGR02 for extrusion blow moulding is intended for applications such as bottles and ampoules, and is decribed by SABIC as having "good contact transparency, outstanding impact strength and excellent processability".
Ten anaesthetists drew up three samples of fentanyl, each from a separate ampoule, using each technique once.
Three types of packaging have been tested: glass screw-cap bottles, glass serum bottles, and glass ampoules.
COMPARISON OF PITUITARY YITSH 81 /5O2 AND THE IRP Laboratory geometric mean estimates of 81/502 expressed as mIU of the IRP per ampoule are shown in Fig.
As a matter of fact a local ampoules manufacturer was able to move the Courts, in this regard, and the multidose vials were banned, a few years ago.
Commonwealth Serum Laboratories recommends a starting dose of two ampoules of Tiger snake antivenom or four if there is coagulopathy, severe paralysis, multiple bites or if the bite is by one of the larger subspecies of black Tiger snake.
Since the plastic ampoule is offered in both 2- and 5ml.
Williams had signed for a delivery of five ampoules of 100 mg of diamorphine, which had not been entered on the controlled drugs register, and the dispenser found an ampoule top in a bathroom above the pharmacy.
The drug has been blamed for the death of Anthony O'Neil, 25, found at his flat in the city with an ampoule by his body.
The product is being marketed in Italy as "Nerixia" and was made available to the Italian Medical Profession with the Health Authority Decree of 4th April 2002, in packs of 1 x 25 mg ampoule and 2 x 100 mg ampoule to be taken by intravenous and/or intramuscular injection.