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Fda Compounding Pharmacies

Proposed Bill Would Give FDA Greater Authority Over Compounding Pharmacies

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living

(Adds comments from lawmaker, FDA) By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administratio...

Report Finds Lax Oversight Of Specialty Pharmacies

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Congressional investigators say pharmacy boards in nearly all 50 states lack the information and expertise to oversee specialty pha...

FDA Finds Safety Issues At 30 Compounding Pharmacies Around U.S.

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says it has uncovered potential safety problems at 30 specialty pharmacies that were inspected in ...

FDA Chief Seeks New Powers To Police Compounding Pharmacies

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — The head of the Food and Drug Administration asked Congress Wednesday for more authority to police pharmacies like the one that tri...

Congress Must Step in to Prevent Another Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

Lawmakers will hold the first hearings this week to investigate the deadly outbreak of meningitis in the United States. Those hearings represent a step in the right direction, but Congress must follow up with legislative action -- or run the risk that this outbreak will be followed by others.

Meningitis Scare: What Are the Legalities of Pharmacy Compounding?

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Arlene Weintraub

It will be interesting to see if the current meningitis crisis prompts the federal government to take a fresh look at the rules and regulations governing compounding pharmacies.