Wednesday, October 2, 2019

FDA in Brief: FDA awards grant for information-sharing system and research of interstate distribution of compounded drugs, as part of agency’s effort to help address risks with poor-quality compounded drugs

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing that it has awarded a cooperative agreement grant to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to establish an information-sharing system for drug compounding activities that are primarily overseen by states. The roughly three-year pilot project undertaken through this grant will work to improve the information available to state regulators and the FDA about state-licensed entities, primarily pharmacies, that engage in drug compounding and distribute compounded drugs interstate. The overall goal is to help provide more ...

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