From the Latin, extempore, referring to 'in accordance with the needs of the moment', extemporaneous dispensing is the science of preparation of medicinal preparations from first principles, as a consequence of there being no appropriate commercially available medicinal product for the treatment of a patient.

Compiled using contributions from 26 hospitals in the Republic of Ireland, the information presented on Extemp.ie details most of the currently prepared extemporaneous preparations used in these hospitals.

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