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Water for Irrigation (Sterile)


(WAH ter for eer eh GAY shun STARE il)

Index Terms

  • Distilled Water
  • H2O
  • Sterile H2O
  • Sterile Water for Irrigation
  • SWFI

Dosage Forms

Excipient information presented when available (limited, particularly for generics); consult specific product labeling.

Solution, Irrigation:

Generic: (250 mL, 500 mL, 1000 mL, 1500 mL, 2000 mL, 3000 mL, 4000 mL)

Pharmacologic Category

  • Pharmaceutical Aid

Use: Labeled Indications

Irrigation: Use as an irrigating fluid for general irrigation, washing, rinsing, and dilution purposes or as an adjunct in the preparation of nutrient mixtures.

Note: For irrigation only; use only for non-intravenous purposes; do NOT administer IV.

Drug Interactions

There are no known significant interactions.