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Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Water is normally a clear, odorless, and tasteless liquid. Water (H2O) is a common ingredient used in pharmaceutical manufacturing, processing and in prescription and over-the-counter products. Additionally, many formulations, such as sterilized water, water for inhalation and sterile water for injection are products often used in the clinical or hospital setting.[1]

[1] Sterile water prescribing information. Water for Injection. Accessed March 31, 2012.

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