compounded drugs

FDA Adds New Compounding Pharmacy Regulations
FDA Adds New Compounding Pharmacy RegulationsNew plans are designed around feedback and a desire to increase safety checks.
How hospitals can cope with IV drug shortagesBecause of the impact of Hurricanes Maria and Irma on Puerto Rico’s infrastructure and drug manufacturing, hospitals face an ongoing shortage of IV fluids manufactured there.
Compounded Injectables RecalledUnited Pharmacy is recalling glutamine/arginine/carnitine injections.
Study: Early-term births linked to poorer CRF through young adulthoodLongitudinal data from a prospective cohort study indicate that being born early term may negatively affect a child’s cardiorespiratory fitness. Plus: Is there a difference in PTB rate between branded and compounded 17P? Also, a review analyzes whether or not there are any benefits to placentophagy.
Pharmacists Charged in Health-Care Fraud Schemes
Pharmacists Charged in Health-Care Fraud SchemesTwo pharmacists were charged in two different fraud cases.
I prescribe compounded medications. Can I be sued?Dr. Skin has a large dermatology practice and treats a variety of medical and cosmetic conditions. He has studied and lectured extensively on the topic of rosacea. He understands much of the pathophysiology of rosacea. He begins to use a copycat version of a compounded topical, which he has been able to get at a discounted rate. Unfortunately several patients have severe reactions, and he is soon the recipient of multiple medical malpractice lawsuits. Has he done anything wrong?
UCLA’s Compounding Pharmacy Faces SanctionsThe pharmacy faces sanctions after nearly 1,000 IV bags were made with expired ingredients.
FDA Considers Compounding Pharmacy RegulationsGottlieb says that changes may be coming, but remains firm on current regulations.
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.