Elliotts B

Elliotts B

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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Intrathecal administration of drugs such as methotrexate sodium and cytarabine should be performed by per­sonnel skilled in the technique of lumbar puncture under the supervision of a physician who is experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. The labeling for methotrexate sodium and cytarabine should be consulted.

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Uses

Elliotts B Solution is indicated as a diluent for the intrathecal administration of methotrexate sodium and cytarabine for the prevention or treatment of meningeal leukemia or lymphocytic lymphoma.

History

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Other Information

Elliotts B® Solution is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, isotonic solution containing no bacteriostatic preservatives. Elliotts B Solution is a diluent for intrathecal administration of methotrexate sodium and cytarabine.

Each 10 mL of Elliotts B Solution contains:

Sodium Chloride, USP73 mg
Sodium Bicarbonate, USP19 mg
Dextrose, USP8 mg
Magnesium Sulfate • 7H2O, USP3 mg
Potassium Chloride, USP3 mg
Calcium Chloride • 2H2O, USP2 mg
Sodium Phosphate, dibasic • 7H2O, USP2 mg
Water for Injection, USPqs 10 mL

Concentration of Electrolytes:
Sodium149 mEq/literBicarbonate22.6 mEq/liter
Potassium4.0 mEq/literChloride132 mEq/liter
Calcium2.7 mEq/literSulfate2.4 mEq/liter
Magnesium2.4 mEq/literPhosphate1.5 mEq/liter


The formulae and molecular weights of the ingredients are:


INGREDIENTMOLECULAR
FORMULA
MOLECULAR
WEIGHT
Sodium Chloride
NaCl
58.44
Sodium Bicarbonate
NaHCO3
84.01
Dextrose
C6H12O6
180.16
Magnesium Sulfate • 7H2O
Mg2SO4 • 7H2O
246.48
Potassium Chloride
KCl
74.55
Calcium Chloride • 2H2O
CaCl2 • 2H2O
147.01
Sodium Phosphate, dibasic • 7H2O
Na2HPO4 • 7H2O
268.07


The pH of Elliotts B Solution is 6.0-7.5, and the osmolarity is 288 mOsmol per liter (calculated).

Elliotts B Manufacturers


  • Qol Medical, Llc
    Elliotts B (Sodium Cation, Sodium Bicarbonate, Anhydrous Dextrose, Magnesium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate) Injection [Qol Medical, Llc]
  • Lukare Medical, Llc
    Elliotts B (Sodium Cation, Sodium Bicarbonate, Anhydrous Dextrose, Magnesium Sulfate, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate) Injection [Lukare Medical, Llc]

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