A surgeon wishing to use amphotericin b powder with the cement is concerned about its stability and consults your pharmacy team. You are the pharmacists on duty, what is your response?

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A surgeon wishing to use amphotericin b powder with the cement is concerned about its stability and consults your pharmacy team. You are the pharmacists on duty, what is your response?

Question: Antibiotic-loaded bone cement is sometimes used in orthopedic surgeries to prevent infection at the surgical site. Heat stability of the antibiotic used is important, as the temperature of the cement can increase during polymerization and setting. A surgeon wishing to use amphotericin b powder with the cement is concerned about its stability and consults your pharmacy team. You are the pharmacists on duty, what is your response?

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3224410/

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