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Monday, December 7th, 2015
In the past, the only place patients could go for medications was to a compounding pharmacy. The pharmacist would create a product using raw ingredients kept on the premises. This process changed in the early 20th century with the rise of pharmaceutical companies and an increased concern about safety and efficacy. Today, the vast majority […]

Friday, March 6th, 2015
The Compounding Quality Act (CQA) brought significant changes to compounding pharmacies in the United States. The changes made by the CQA include the introduction of a new category of compounders, outsourcing facilities, that compound sterile medications. An outsourcing facility compounds sterile drugs for use by healthcare providers or for use by individual patients. Below are […]

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
Pharmacies are a part of modern life. If a physician wants a patient to take a certain medication, the patient takes a quick trip to the pharmacy to pick up the prescription. However, if the medication is not commercially available, that is where a compounding pharmacy takes over. What exactly is a compounding pharmacy? We […]