Acta Scientific Pharmacology

Opinion Volume 1 Issue 4

Ciprofloxacin and Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Solutions Incompatibility

Marwa EL-Sayed*

Department of Biopharmacy/Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tanta University, Egypt

*Corresponding Author: Marwa EL-Sayed, Department of Biopharmacy/Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tanta University, Egypt.

Received: February 24, 2020; Published: April 08, 2019


One of the critical roles of clinical pharmacists in daily practices in hospitals is to assure safety and quality of injectable infusions administered to critically ill patients who suffer from calorie deficit and require parenteral nutrition admixtures. These infusions contains different nutrients and other components in variable ratios. Sometimes, (PN) need to be administered with drugs for dual therapy in specific cases like in case of infections and malnutrition. Stability studies and compatibility tests should be done prior to administration to assure safety and avoidance of medication errors events. Ciprofloxacin (CF) as an antibacterial agent usually used for management of moderate-to-severe gram positive and gram negative infections.



Citation: Marwa EL-Sayed. “Ciprofloxacin and Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Solutions Incompatibility". Acta Scientific Pharmacology 1.4 (2020): 23.


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