Torani & Haddad pharmacy – Eclipse

Torani and Haddad Sterile Preparations Pharmacy presents a guide, information and tips on administering Easypump.
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How do I administer the medication?

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Please preserve your syringe upon reception:

  • In the refrigerator
  • At room temperature

BD Posiflush XS syringes are kept at room temperature.

If you are having difficulty infusing your medication or have any questions, can reach our pharmacist 24 hours a day by dialing 514-526-7773 Ext #6.

You can also contact the CLSC nurse or call 811.

Before the infusion, follow the steps below

  1. Remove from refrigerator at least 30 minutes or more before administration as advised by your pharmacist. Avoid excessive heat, freezing or direct light.
  2. Make sure the syringe is labeled with your name and that the medication and dosage are correct. Check that the expiration date has not passed.
  3. Wash your hands as instructed by your nurse and then gather all your equipment in a clean work area.

You will need:

  1. Eclipse
  2. Alcohol swabs
  3. BD Posiflush XS saline syringes
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Eclipse

  1. CAP ON THE PATIENT'S SIDE.
  2. CLAMP
  3. TUBULURE.
  4. DO NOT TOUCH, DO NOT TWIST

Intravenous catheter

  1. CLAMP
  2. CATHETER TIP
Specpharma Catheter

How do you irrigate your catheter with a saline solution like the BD Posiflush XS syringes?

To rinse your catheter, refer to your nurse's instructions.

Step 1

Clean the catheter tip with an alcohol swab for 1 minute and then let it dry. Do not blow dry.

Step 2

Unwrap your syringe from its plastic packaging. While holding the syringe pointing up, gently unscrew the cap without uncovering the tip of the syringe.

Step 3

Push the plunger slightly to release
the air bubble. Unscrew the
cap of the salt water syringe. Avoid
touch the tip of the syringe.

Step 4

Screw the syringe to your catheter tip.
catheter. Inject the solution slowly
saline.

Step 5

Clamp the clip on your catheter.
Unscrew the syringe to remove it.

If you need to flush your catheter with heparin after the saline, proceed as above.

If the eclipse does not appear to flow, check the following:

  • The eclipse is at room temperature.
  • The clamp on your catheter is in the open position.
  • The eclipse tubing is not stuck or bent in one place.

How to connect your eclipse?

Step 1

Clean the catheter tip with a
alcohol swab for 1 minute and then leave
dry. Do not blow dry.

Step 2

Check that the clamp of the eclipse is well closed. Remove the white cap at the end of the tubing and place it on an alcohol swab. Do not touch the end of the eclipse tubing.

Step 3

Screw the eclipse tubing loosely to the tip of your catheter. Open the clamp on the eclipse tubing and the clamp on your catheter. Your medication is now in infusion mode.

Step 4

Your medication should flow according to the time indicated on your label. (usually 30 or 60 minutes). When your eclipse is completely deflated, the medication has been administered.

Step 5

Screw the eclipse tubing loosely to the tip of your catheter. Open the clamp on the eclipse tubing and the clamp on your catheter. Your medication is now in infusion mode.

Step 6

Clean the catheter tip with an alcohol swab for 1 minute and then let it dry. Do not blow dry.

Ce document présente des informations pratiques pour ceux qui utilisent ces médicaments. Il ne peut en aucun cas remplacer les conseils d’un professionnel de la santé. Pour des renseignements plus complets, consultez la documentation du fabricant. Vous y trouverez tous les détails sur les effets secondaires peu fréquents et les contre-indications de ce produit.

1. The information in these fact sheets is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice and counsel of your pharmacist or other health care professional. Always consult a health care professional before taking or discontinuing any medication or making any other decision. Spec-Pharma and pharmacist-owners Gabriel Torani and Habib Haddad do not assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for the availability of the drug information sheets.

2. The medications and pharmaceutical services presented in this section are offered by the owner-pharmacists Gabriel Torani and Habib Haddad.