ZypAdhera ® (olanzapine pamoate monohydrate)

This information is intended for UK registered healthcare professionals only as a scientific exchange in response to your search for information. Please refer to the link for full prescribing information: ZypAdhera Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)

ZypAdhera® (olanzapine pamoate): Storage and Stability

Reconstituted suspension should be used immediately; it is physically and chemically stable for 24 hours at 20-25°C. In-use storage is the responsibility of the user. Do not refrigerate or freeze.

Recommended Storage Conditions

Do not refrigerate or freeze.1

Stability

Shelf life of unopened vial:

  • 2 years1

Shelf life after reconstitution in the vial:

  • 24 hours1

  • If the product is not used right away, it should be shaken vigorously to re-suspend.1

Shelf life once withdrawn from vial into syringe:

  • Once withdrawn from vial into syringe, the suspension should be used immediately.1

Chemical and physical stability of the suspension in the vials has been demonstrated for 24 hours at 20-25 °C. From a microbiological point of view, the product should be used immediately. If not used immediately, in-use storage times and conditions prior to use are the responsibility of the user and would normally not be longer than 24 hours at 20-25°C.1

References

1. ZypAdhera [summary of product characteristics] Eli Lilly Netherland B.V., The Netherlands.

Date of Last Review: February 07, 2020


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