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FDA Launches New Patient Engagement Collaborative, Call for Nominations

IACP Members: Encourage Your Patients to Get Involved – Make Their Voices Heard on FDA’s New Site – Why Access is NEEDED to Compounded Medications! The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is launching a Patient Engagement Collaborative https://blogs.fda.gov/fdavoice/index.php/author/mcooper/ and has issued a Call for Nominations. http://bit.ly/2zWVqZk According to the Agency, “FDA is committed to collaborating with patients, caregivers, […]

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RX3 Compounding Pharmacy has Seen Sizable Growth

RX3 Compounding Pharmacy has seen sizable growth Richmond Times-Dispatch30 Oct 2017BY JOAN TUPPONCE SHELBY LUM/TIMES-DISPATCH C.F. “Sonny” Currin Jr. had been in the pharmacy business for decades when he saw a growing need for more medication customization. He decided to make a change in 1995 around the time his son, Chris, graduated from the Virginia […]

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Drug Topics: Bill Would Protect Compounded Drugs

Bill Would Protect Compounded Drugs The IACP is excited about new legislation that could help compounding pharmacists. June 16, 2017 By Christine Blank The International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) said it strongly supports a bipartisan bill that would protect patients’ access to compounded medications. The bill, HR 2871, The Preserving Patient Access to Compounded […]

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Could Compounding Pharmacists Solve the Sodium Bicarbonate Shortage?

Could Compounding Pharmacists Solve the Sodium Bicarbonate Shortage? As stocks of the vital drug become rarer, pharmacists could be the ones combatting the shortage. May 25, 2017 By Nicholas Hamm Sodium bicarbonate is becoming increasingly difficult for emergency rooms to obtain, potentially creating problems since few alternatives are available. One of these alternatives, sodium acetate, […]

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