Bedford Laboratories announced the addition of milrinone lactate in 5% dextrose injection (0.2mg/mL) in single-dose PVC flexible containers to its existing milrinone injection line. This product is AP rated and is equivalent to Primacor by sanofi-aventis.

Milrinone injection is a bipyridine inotropic/vasodialator agent indicated for the short-term intravenous treatment of patients with acute decompensated heart failure. It is already available from Bedford in a three glass vial presentation. The PVC flexible containers will contain ready-to-use dilutions in the following dosage strengths: 20mg/100mL and 40mg / 200mL.

For more information call (800) 521-5169 or visit www.bedfordlabs.com.