Monday, May 27, 2013
Compounding Pharmacies Experiencing Crackdown By The FDA By Rebekah Marcarelli | May 27, 2013 01:15 PM EDT
Legislation is pending in congress to give the Food and Drug Administration more authority in regulating compounding
pharmacies like the one that was linked to an outbreak that caused the deaths of more than 50 people last year, the Augusta Chronicle reported.
Since the outbreak, the FDA has cracked down on about 40 compounding pharmacies across the nation.
A group that represents compounding pharmacies complained that the FDA has imposed much more rigid expectations on sterility than pharmacies have ever had to deal with before.
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