caverject for injection
18 Aug 2009
"Bacteriostatic Water for Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic preparation of water for injection containing 0.9% (9 mg/mL) of benzyl alcohol added as a bacteriostatic preservative. "
ie. Bacteriostatic water is sterile water which contains a bacteriostatic preservative
Sterile Water for Injection, USP is a sterile, nonpyrogenic preparation of water for injection, which contains no bacteriostat, antimicrobial agent or added buffer.
(Nonpyrogenic - will not cause fever)
Sterile water and Bacteriostatic Water are made in special laboratories and are often used as a diluent for injections.
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