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azithromycin - intravenous, Zithromax (cont.)

STORAGE: For the US product, store the unmixed medication vial at 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. After mixing and dilution in IV fluids, this product is stable at or below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C) for 24 hours. When stored in the refrigerator at 41 degrees F (5 degrees C), the mixed product is stable for 7 days. Discard any unused liquid.For the Canadian product, store the unmixed medication vial at 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. After mixing and dilution in IV fluids, this product is stable at or below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C) for 24 hours. When stored in the refrigerator at 41 degrees F (5 degrees C), the mixed product is stable for 3 days. Discard any unused liquid.Keep all medicines out of reach of children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.


Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010



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