Why Do We Have Compounding Pharmacies?
Allen explains though that as the big pharmaceutical companies grew and merged, there were some drugs still needed but no longer manufactured. Couple that with the growing number of medications for which there is a shortage each year, and you can see the continued need for compounding pharmacies.
Fungal Meningitis Outbreak 2012 Victim Count Continues to Rise
Oklahoma is not one of the 19 states that received shipments of NECC's tainted drug to its outpatient facilities. Meanwhile, in states such as Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia and Florida, nearly 14,000 people exposed to potentially tainted spinal and joint injections wait and watch for symptoms that may or may not develop.