USP Compounding Updates Nearing Publication, Implementation

USP Compounding General Chapters are nearing publication (June 1, 2019) and implementation (December 1, 2019): <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations (revised chapter published June 2019) <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations (revised chapter published June 2019) <825> Radiopharmaceuticals – Preparation, Compounding, Dispensing, and Repackaging (new chapter published June 2019) You can stay up-to-date on […]

MEDISCA Announces First-Ever World Congress of Compounding

MEDISCA, the industry leader in providing high quality compounding solutions and services to pharmacists worldwide, announced today that it will host the first-ever World Congress of Compounding on October 27-28, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. The conference is sponsored by MEDISCA and its global partners, MEDISCA Network and LP3 Network, and will feature renowned speakers from […]

MEDISCA Reinforces its Commitment to Rigorous Purchasing Criteria for API Manufacturers

This month MEDISCA, the industry leader for providing high quality compounding solutions and services to pharmacists worldwide, issued a reinforcement of its stringent purchasing criteria for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturers. The criteria are in place to ensure high quality delivery of products to customers, providing peace of mind to pharmacists, physicians and the patients who […]

State Associations and DQSA Coalition Send Letter to State Boards of Pharmacy and Medicine

State pharmacy associations, along with the DQSA Coalition, a broad cross-section of organizations representing varied healthcare providers, sent a letter to all state Boards of Pharmacy and Medicine, expressing concern regarding the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) implementation of the Drug Quality & Security Act (DQSA) without following Congressional intent. The letter stressed that FDA’s actions are […]

PCCA’s State Compounding Advocacy Network Webinar

Last month, PCCA formally launched the State Compounding Advocacy Network (SCAN) to its membership. SCAN is designed to work with the efforts of IACP and the State Pharmacy Associations to ensure proper regulation of compounding pharmacies at the state level while also ensuring patient safety and access to these medications. Relying heavily on the standards […]