A Decade of Data
April 2017 : State of Pharmacy Compounding - Vol. 14 No. 4 - Page #4

Ten years ago at the launch of this survey, USP <797> was just 3 years old and controversy was swirling around its enforcement with concerns over the cost and complications of implementation. A decade later, there has been a flurry of additional regulatory activity, including <797> updates, the FDA’s Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA), and USP <800>, along with increased state board of pharmacy oversight. Likewise, we have experienced the horrors of the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak from the contaminated steroid injections sold by NECC. It is safe to say pharmacy practice has changed significantly over this past decade and change is expected to be a constant moving forward.

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