compounded drugs

Two Pharmacists Involved in Multimillion Dollar Scam
Two Pharmacists Involved in Multimillion Dollar ScamA compounding fraud scheme cost taxpayers millions—and could put two pharmacists in prison.
Compounding Pharmacist Indicted After Infant HospitalizedThe owner of Indiana-based Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals is charged with distributing adulterated drugs and lying to the FDA.
Sodium Bicarbonate Injections RecalledThe recall is a major setback in the ongoing sodium bicarbonate shortage.
IRIS Registry begins to transform ophthalmology practices
New program aims to improve compound medication safetyOptumRx program aims to ensure that optimal standards of quality are upheld by the pharmacies that produce and dispense them. Here's how the program works.
Does your pharmacy comply with quality assurance requirements?
Does your pharmacy comply with quality assurance requirements?Some tips on what constitutes a QA and how to comply with pharmacy law when creating one.
Louisiana bill seeks closed formularyA Louisiana senator is calling for a closed drug formulary for the state’s Worker’s Compensation program, to help combat the overutilization of opioids and compounded drugs.
Hepatitis C therapies, compounded meds drive increase in US drug spendingNew hepatitis C therapies with high price tags and the exploitation of loopholes for compounded medications drove a 13.1% increase in US drug spending in 2014 – a rate not seen in more than a decade, according to Express Scripts 2014 Drug Trend Report.
Games insurers playInsurance carriers just do not cover compounded medications — any compound — for any reason. Why? Because they do not want to.
Drug shortages continue; hospitals copeOver the last few years, the number of drugs on shortage has remained the same. It may even have gone up. Hospitals continue to confront the issues and devise responses.