2.2.1: Compound sterile and nonsterile products, considering techniques, procedures, and equipment for drug preparation, compounding, and administration of sterile products
When preparing an IV formulation of amphotericin B deoxycholate (desoxycholate), the lyophilized amphotericin B powder must first be reconstituted with sterile water. What type of IV fluid must the reconstituted amphotericin B be placed in for IV administration?
(C) Lactated Ringer's solution
(D) 0.45% sodium chloride
The correct answer is (B).
This solution will maintain the micellular distribution that is required for IV amphotericin B desoxycholate.