12-20-2007, 12:11 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2006
| | Re: shelf life of test from compounding pharmacy
Originally Posted by RPHMark
Obviously I won't say "go for it", but in a general sense most NON-sterile products (like Androgel
) are proven to be stable and effective for quite some time after their expiration. The federal government has done tests on their stockpile for years to prove this. Sterile products are a different story. But, most compounding pharmacists use the same or similar preservatives that the manufacturers do, so I guess use your own judgement at your own risk. As I have said before though, I would definetly not use a large vial (20 or 30 ml)
for a long period of time. More small vials would be much safer in terms of maintaining sterility.
Yes, we discussed this before.
That 30ml vial, that is available from compounding pharmacy, would last too long.
With so many needle penetrations it would loose its seal,
specially with guys insisting on using large needles.
30ml * 200mg/ml=6000mg
150mg/week E2D schedule