PREPARE: Intermittent: Reconstitute powder with 5 mL of diluent (e.g., D5W, NS) for each 1 g or fraction thereof; shake well until dissolved. Further
dilute to at least 50 mL of selected diluent [e.g., NS, sterile water for injection (max volume: 50 mL per dose), D5W, dextran
6% in NS, and RL only with solution containing EDTA]. Use single-dose vials immediately after reconstitution.
ADMINISTER: Intermittent: Give over at least 30 min. DO NOT administer through a line with another infusion.
INCOMPATIBILITIES Solution/additive: Aminoglycosides, lactated Ringer's, albumin, blood products, solutions containing sodium bicarbonate. Y-site: Acyclovir, aminoglycosides, amiodarone, amphotericin B, amphotericin B cholesteryl complex, azithromycin, chlorpromazine, cisatracurium, cisplatin, dacarbazine, daunorubicin, dobutamine, doxorubicin, doxorubicin liposome, doxycycline, droperidol, famotidine, ganciclovir, gatifloxacin, gemcitabine, haloperidol, hydroxyzine, idarubicin, miconazole, minocycline, mitomycin, mitoxantrone, nalbuphine, prochlorperazine, promethazine, streptozocin, vancomycin.