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Baxa Announces the release of New Adapta-Cap™ Bottle Adapter


New cap fits sterile water bottles, expanding the line of Baxa accessories that facilitate easy access with Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers. Designed to ensure dose accuracy while preventing med errors and wrong-route administration of IV drugs, oral dispensers and accessories are recommended by the Institute for Safe Medication Practice (ISMP) for use in oral and enteral fluid drug delivery.

Denver, CO, February 09, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Baxa Corporation, a Denver-based manufacturer of medical devices and systems, announces a new Adapta-Cap Bottle Adapter sized specifically to fit sterile water bottles. Unique to Baxa, the Adapta-Cap bottle adapter is the first cap designed to provide drip-free filling of Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers, thus simplifying weight-specific dosing and oral liquid medications. Multiple customer requests prompted the new product, which facilitates the flushing of enteral feeding lines. Baxa oral dispensers and accessories permit total compliance to non-luer fittings for oral and enteral applications, preventing the incidence of wrong-route administration of non-IV fluid drugs.

The original Adapta-Cap Bottle Adapter, with its tethered reclosable cap, converts a standard prescription bottle into a filling device for use with the Exacta-Med Oral Dispensers. These oral dispensers were the first Baxa product and have been the market leader for 30 years. Only Exacta-Med Dispensers feature multiple packaging configurations and a full line of complementary accessories such as Adapta-Cap Bottle Adapters, tamper-indicating tools, specialty labels and filling adapters. These products offer a complete and comprehensive system for handling and administering oral liquid medications that enhance patient safety and ensure compliance.

“The Adapta-Cap Bottle Adapter is the perfect complement to the Exacta-Med Oral Dispenser. They make the filling process so much easier and facilitate unit dosing of oral liquids”, says Mark Thrasher, Product Manager. The entire oral liquid delivery line from Baxa Corporation is latex-free and non-DEHP.

Designed to ensure dose accuracy while preventing med errors and wrong-route administration of IV drugs, oral dispensers and accessories are recommended by the Institute for Safe Medication Practice (ISMP) for use in oral and enteral fluid drug delivery. Baxa also provides specialty dispensers for safe topical and vaginal medication delivery, and its Kwik-Vail™ Unit Dose Containers and accessories provide stability for liquid drug storage and delivery. 

About Baxa Corporation 

Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-based technologies for fluid handling and delivery. Its systems and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging, and administration of fluid medications. Key products include Rapid-Fill™ Automated Syringe Fillers, Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers, MicroFuse® Syringe Infusers, Repeater™ Pharmacy Pumps, and Exacta-Mix™ and MicroMacro™ Multi-Source Compounders; used worldwide in hospitals and healthcare facilities. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada and the United Kingdom; sales infrastructure in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at http://www.baxa.com.

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Contacts:

Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation: 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157
Email: marian.robinson@baxa.com

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
Absolutely Public Relations: 303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558
Email: maggie@absolutelypr.com
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Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558
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