single-dose vial


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single-dose vial

A container that holds enough medication for one patient's immediate needs. Single-dose vials should not be reused or refilled.
See also: vial
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For the 12 months ending 30 September 2017, the US sales for Busulfan Injection, 60 mg/10 ml (6 mg/ml) single-dose vial were approximately USD97m, according to IQVIA.
Single-dose vials need no preservative because they are thrown away once used.
Since single-dose vials contain no preservatives to inhibit the growth of microorganisms, it is never prudent to store residual drug in either the original vial or another vial.
Academic Pharmaceuticals Inc, the partner of Pharmaceutics International Inc, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Bretylium Tosylate Injection USP, 500mg/10mL (50 mg/mL) Single-Dose Vials, it was reported yesterday.
Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSE:AMRX) revealed on Friday the receipt of US FDA approval for the generic version of Isuprel Injection (isoproterenol hydrochloride) USP in 0.2 mg/ml and 1 mg/5 ml(0.2 mg/ml) Single-Dose Vials.
Single-dose vials of lyophilized (freeze-dried) vaccine are supplied in a package of five vials of vaccine (Figure); five vials of diluent are provided separately (each vial of diluent contains 0.6 mL sodium chloride for injection USP).
TABLE Hepatitis A vaccines (2,14) Vaccine Manufacturer Formulations VAQTA Merck 0.5-mL pediatric dose in single-dose vials and prefilled syringes.
In the United States and elsewhere in the developed world, multidose vials have been replaced with single-dose vials, which do not require a preservative.
Most of the serious reactions were in patients who received a bolus dose of heparin from multiple-use vials, but several cases were in patients who received a bolus dose of heparin from single-dose vials, the FDA said.
launch of its methocarbamol injection USP, 100 mg/mL, packaged in 1,000 mg/10 mL single-dose vials. This product is the generic version of Hikma Maple Ltd.'s Robaxin.
Health-care providers should never 1) administer medications from the same syringe to more than one patient, 2) enter a vial with a used syringe or needle, or 3) administer medications from single-dose vials to multiple patients.

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