An international group of compounders is working with lawmakers to draft a new letter asking FDA to rescind guidance requiring a patient-specific prescription for each drug compounded under 503A, and to return to states control over office-use compounding, saying the agency’s prohibition on such compounding runs against congressional intent.
A Hazleton compounding pharmacy had a very special and very ill feathered customer to tend to Wednesday.
Compounders make prescription drugs the old-fashioned way, one ingredient at a time. For patients with a special need, that can be a lifesaver.
Pharmacy compounding is a small but vital part of the big world of medical treatments and cures.