Compounding Pharmacy Regulation and Office Use
Published Online: Thursday, November 14, 2013
In this video, David G. Miller, RPh, executive vice president and CEO of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP), discusses his concern that in reaffirming section 503A of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, H.R. 3204 (the Drug Quality and Security Act) would leave pharmacists who compound medications for office use by physicians and dentists in an ambiguous regulatory position. This video was recorded at the National Community Pharmacists Association 115th Annual Convention in Orlando.
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