leave antibiotic suspensions out of the refrigerator

    How long can you leave antibiotic suspensions out of the refrigerator? Parents OFTEN worry...and call to ask about this.

    Sometimes refrigeration is required for stability or to prevent microbial growth...other times it's just to improve taste.

    For example, some antibiotic suspensions that get a "refrigerate sticker" are actually stable for at least 7 days at room temperature.

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