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Clifford Gevirtz, MD, is employed by RAA of New York and practices anesthesiology throughout New York and Long Island, N. Since most ASCs do not have an isolator or glove box for this procedure, I advocate following USP 797, and consider those pre-drawn syringes an immediate-use compounded sterile preparation, and suggest a one-hour beyond use dating. Does USP 797 apply in these situations if they are not IV admixtures but are, for example, injectable local anesthetics which are not given intravenously? Clifford Gevirtz: Yes, I think you (the consulting pharmacist) are going a bit far in your interpretation. Q: As a practicing consultant pharmacist to ambulatory surgery centers, I am often asked about the beyond use dating of medications drawn into syringes.
The expiration date listed on the medication container will be used.Staff will follow procedures to ensure that there is no cross-contamination, nor degradation of the medication.Multi-dose vials of medication will be stored and handled appropriately according to the manufacturers’ recommendations.Use the medication; then appropriately discard the vial.Multi-dose vials are different; they contain several doses of medication.