Specialty Compounding pharmacy

New Law Helps Ensure Compounding Pharmacy Safety

The FDA has implemented a new law concerning compounding pharmacies that is designed to protect consumers from dangerous and unsafe compounded drugs.  This comes as welcome news in light of…

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Sick and Undiagnosed: MRI Study Identifies Additional Infections Associated with NECC Steroid Injections

Almost a year after the multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis prompted New England Compounding Center (NECC)—the manufacturer of methylprednisolone acetate, an injectable steroid—to recall all of its drugs, the healthcare…

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Specialty Compounding Expands Recall to ALL Unexpired Sterile Drugs

Mike, a native Texan, had a calcium gluconate IV placed in his arm to treat gallstones. About three days later, his stomach swelled and he developed a redness in his groin region.…

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Compounding Pharmacies: Fungal Meningitis, False Negatives, and More Recalls

The Wall Street Journal is reporting on the continuing dangers associated with compounding pharmacies: Nearly a year after a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis erupted, new cases of the disease…

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Bacterial Infection Related to Texas Compounding Pharmacy

On August 9, 2013, the FDA announced that a compounding pharmacy in Texas (Specialty Compounding, LLC) is voluntarily recalling all lots of its unexpired sterile products dispensed since May 9,…

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