Frequently Asked Questions About Pharmaceutical Compounding
What is compounding, and why is it necessary? Compounding is the creation of a pharmaceutical preparation—a drug—by a licensed pharmacist to meet the unique needs of an individual patient (either human or animal) when a commercially available drug does not meet those needs. A patient may not be…
Compounding Resources for Your Practice
Compounding Quality Act, Information on Compounding (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) Compounding Standards and Resources (U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention) Guidelines for Compounding Practices - This chapter from The Art, Science, and Technology of Pharmaceutical Compounding, 5th edition (…
The most up-to-date regulatory policy information related to pharmaceutical compounding can be found on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's website .