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Just the Facts: Compounding

Get the facts you and your patients need about today's compounding issues, including the latest updates on the fungal meningitis outbreak.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pharmaceutical Compounding

What pharmaceutical compounding is, why it's necessary, what caused the fungal meningitis outbreak, and other important answers.

April 01, 2015
March 31, 2015
FDA’s newly configured, 14-member Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee (PCAC) convened on February 23–24 at FDA headquarters in suburban...
PCAC added 25 drugs to agency’s do-not-compound list; deemed two bulk drug substances unfit for agency’s bulk list
February 19, 2015
February 19, 2015
FDA continues to issue guidance on how to enforce the Drug Quality and Security Act after the compounding law was enacted in late 2013. The agency...
Guidance pertains to 2013 compounding law’s 503A and 503B, along with a draft memorandum of understanding
November 01, 2014
October 31, 2014
At the height of the nation’s recent debate over compounding, Cheri Garvin, BSPharm, President and CEO of The Compounding Center in Leesburg, VA,...