Table 6.

Formula for Oral Clonidine Suspension 0.1 mg/mL (19)

Clonidine 0.2 mg tablets30 tablets
Purified Water, USP2 mL
Simple Syrup, NFQS 60 mL
Instructions: Crush the clonidine tablets into a fine powder using a mortar and pestle. Add purified water to the powder to form a paste. Finally, QS with simple syrup to the final volume and mix well. Store in an amber bottle.
Stability: 28 d when refrigerated (4°C)
  • QS=quantity sufficient