The following flavors will produce the best results for re-flavored Tamiflu suspension/compound:
The flavoring recipes for the compounded Tamiflu 6mg/ml suspension are identical to the commercially prepared suspension. For the compounded suspension, flavoring should be added at the end of the process. To ensure proper dosing, please be sure to account for the amount of flavoring liquid required when calculating and measuring the volume of compounding vehicle. You should consult the online flavoring formulary for detailed flavoring instructions or call FLAVORx directly at (800) 884-5771 if you require assistance.
You are also likely seeing more liquid antibiotics and cough/cold medications dispensed from your pharmacy for kids at this time. Augmentin, Pen VK, Amoxicillin, Azithromycin, and the like are all candidates for custom-flavoring. As with Tamiflu, it is important that taste not be a barrier to a child taking all of his or her medication as prescribed. Your pharmacy offers flavoring precisely to solve this issue, so make sure you let your customers know about the service. Please don’t hesitate to offer, and even recommend, this great service to every parent.
Ask customers how they’d like their Tamiflu, and any other liquid medications, custom-flavored.