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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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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.
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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, USP||73 mg|
|Sodium Bicarbonate, USP||19 mg|
|Dextrose, USP||8 mg|
|Magnesium Sulfate • 7H2O, USP||3 mg|
|Potassium Chloride, USP||3 mg|
|Calcium Chloride • 2H2O, USP||2 mg|
|Sodium Phosphate, dibasic • 7H2O, USP||2 mg|
|Water for Injection, USP||qs 10 mL|
Concentration of Electrolytes:
|Sodium||149 mEq/liter||Bicarbonate||22.6 mEq/liter|
|Potassium||4.0 mEq/liter||Chloride||132 mEq/liter|
|Calcium||2.7 mEq/liter||Sulfate||2.4 mEq/liter|
|Magnesium||2.4 mEq/liter||Phosphate||1.5 mEq/liter|
The formulae and molecular weights of the ingredients are:
|Sodium Bicarbonate||NaHCO3 ||84.01|
|Magnesium Sulfate • 7H2O||Mg2SO4 • 7H2O||246.48|
|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).