Compounded oral liquids

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Rachel Fortin
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Compounded oral liquids

Looking for any advice/tips for handling of compounded levodopa/carbidopa oral suspension (already have the recipe) in terms of orderability for the ambulatory setting. It appears that our system is set up to handle levodopa/carbidopa in terms of "tablets" so dose checking and ordering for fractions of the tablet size become problematic. Also looking for any sort of literature that standardizes dosing/ordering per component as it is an item that is not on the ASHP standardized oral liquids list, and I've seen it listed with either active ingredient listed first (worried about defining it via the "wrong" active component and causing more confusion as it's typically ordered in "tablets").

Thanks!
Rachel