Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Question of the Day November 26, 2014 Who is the largest and most powerful human compounding pharmacy? Who is the largest and most powerful animal compounding pharmacy? Are they owned by pharmacist or corporations/companies? How long before the biggest and most powerful compounders buy out or force the shut down or bankruptcy of the smaller less powerful compounding pharmacies? Have the buy outs already in process?

Patient Sues Hospital and Pharmacy for Allegedly Giving Contaminated Medications POSTED ON NOVEMBER 25, 2014

Belleville, IL - A Belleville (IL) hospital, along with a local pharmacy, is being sued by a patient for allegedly giving him contaminated medication following a heart surgery, causing her to contract an infection. Melissa Owens has filed a 3-count complaint against defendants Dr. John D. Sadoff, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, and New England Compounding Pharmacy Incorporated on 27th October in the Saint Clair County Court.
The complaint says Owens underwent an open heart surgery at defendant St. Elizabeth’s Hospital on 27th August, 2012. The coronary bypass surgery was performed by Sadoff. Subsequent to the heart operation, Owens developed a very severe infection, the suit says. On 26th October, 2012, she came to know that her infection was a result of taking contaminated drugs produced by the New England Compounding Pharmacy, according to the complaint. The plaintiff says the medications weren’t sterile.

The Pew Charitable Trusts Research & Analysis Drug Compounding COLLECTION Drug Compounding November 25, 2014 Drug Safety Project

Updated 2014 FDA Pharmacy Inspections and Related Records Released as of November 26, 2014

2014 Pharmacy Inspections and Related Records

Perry Drug Inc., Overland Park, KS, 483 Issued 9/9/2014

FDA 483 Oregon Compounding Centers, Inc., dba Creative Compounds, Wilsonville, OR, Amended 483 Issued 9/12/2014