Regulation of Compounding Pharmacies
Published Online: Tuesday, October 22, 2013
In this video, shot at the National Community Pharmacists Association 115th Annual Convention in Orlando, David G. Miller, RPh, executive vice president and CEO of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, discusses whether and how regulation of compounding pharmacies needs to change in the wake of the meningitis outbreak caused by tainted steroids produced by the New England Compounding Center.
A New Jersey-based compounding pharmacy has voluntarily recalled 4 prescription preparations distributed in 4 states due to potential contamination.
New legislation comes 2 years after contaminated steroids from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy cause meningitis outbreak.