Compounding pharmacies criticized by Health Report : 29/04/2013 :
In last week's episode of ABC Radio National's The Health Report, which focused on counterfeit drugs, host Norman swan took a swipe at Australian compounding pharmacies, saying they are subject to little regulatory control and that there is no guarantee that consumers will actually get what is prescribed for them.
" ... we haven't even broached the subject of substandard medications, in particular those made in some Australian compounding pharmacies at the request of prescribing doctors. There is virtually no regulatory control of either the prescribing doctors in this respect or the pharmacies, and you haven't a clue what you're getting."
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