Archives for July 2017

2 men charged in pharmacy scheme plead guilty

Two men charged with criminal activity in connection to a compound pharmacy scheme pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett.


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Lawfirm to File Lawsuit Against King’s Compounding Pharmacy

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The doctor prescribed a series of injections into the middle of her ear.

The lawsuit claims King’s Compounding Pharmacy improperly mixed the chemicals into a drug. The woman’s doctor then administered the drug to the woman in January of 2017.

Vet-Rx wary of new possible pharmacy regulations

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Bill Soderlund Jr., left, talks about Food and Drug Administration regulations that Vet-Rx complies with, while Bill Soderlund Sr., center, and state Sen. Nick Frentz listen. (Nancy Madsen/St. Peter Herald)



Bill Soderlund Jr. says he loves regulation.

PCAB Launches USP 800-based Distinction in Hazardous Drug Handling (HDH)

Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), a service of Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), has released the compounding industry’s first Distinction in Hazardous Drug Handling (HDH).

Mom finds short-term solution in search for son’s life-saving drug

With only a few tablets left of a prescription drug that helps prevent a life-threatening allergic reaction, Lorrena Clee of Lower Sackville, N.S., got a call from her pharmacist Wednesday with some good news for her son.

Complicated medical situations sometimes call for compounded medications

Do you have difficulty swallowing a pill? Is it hard getting your family pet to take their medicine? Do you have certain ingredients such as dyes, preservatives, gluten or sugar that you need to avoid?

How Vulnerable Are We to Prescription Pill Manufacturers?

Several cases of contaminated medications have raised concerns about the quality of drugs manufactured in the United States.

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Last month, the former co-owner of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, whose tainted medicines are blamed for a deadly meningitis outbreak in 2012, was sentenced to nine years in prison.

Making Last-Minute Serialization Preparations For The Nov. 2017 DSCSA Deadline

Starting on Nov. 27, 2017, pharmaceutical manufacturers are required to begin marking all saleable units and homogeneous cases of prescription drugs with a unique serial identification code (product identifier), as stipulated by the Drug Supply Chain Security Act. (Editor’s note: On June 30, FDA issued new draft guidance pushing back the enforcement deadline for product identifiers to Nov. 27, 2018, though the compliance deadline remains Nov. 27, 2017.) Many drug makers have been preparing for this so-called “serialization” deadline for years by implementing new processes and systems in their internal operations, or by ensuring efficient transfer of serialization data from their contract manufacturing/packaging partners. However, some manufacturers — in particular, smaller or virtual firms — are now engaged in a mad scramble to meet all the requirements of the deadline.

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NECC and Future of Compounding Pharmacy

Compounding pharmacist’s case hinged on whether he was “willfully indifferent.


In 2012, a fungal meningitis outbreak killed more than 60 and left 732 people sickened. Many of those who survived face constant pain related to the illness. The cause of infection was large contaminated batches of injectable methylprednisolone acetate.