Pharmacies around The United States are in various stages of planning and implementing facility and operational changes to meet the requirements of USP 800. The mile markers are slipping by, but wherever you are on the road to compliance, we helped out by listing the 3 most important steps in achieving USP Compliance.     …

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All sterile compounded drug products from Pharma D Solutions are being voluntarily recalled due to a potential contamination risk at the pharmacy, according to a company press release. The drugs affected by the recall include any compounded at the pharmacy within the past 12 months, which were distributed nationwide and directly to customers and medical …

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The Risks of Automated Compounding of IV Products


The last couple of years we have recorded a serious upswing and increase of use of automated IV preparation systems. Their popularity is directly linked to their ease of use since they combine barcode scanning and Digital image capture to ensure safer and more efficient compounding processes. With the increase of use of such technology …

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Although most pharmacy personnel will say that the highest risk of exposure to hazardous drugs is during the compounding process, we feel that there is an even greater risk of exposure to hazardous materials during shipping and receiving. Under the current regulations as well as the upcoming USP <800> the hazardous materials are usually ordered …

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