Monday, October 30, 2023

What athletes need to know about Pharmacy Compounding


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The Script Oct 2023 - California State Board of Pharmacy

6 days ago — Pharmacies are critically important for providing consumers with safe options for the disposal of unwanted drugs. ... Compounded Drug Preparations. CCR 1707.2 - ...
People Have A Right To Know What Goes In Their Body. Unregulated Drug Supplies Are Unsafe. Legal Regulation And Safer Supply Are Policies That Allow...


3 days ago — Drug compounding is the process of combining, mixing, or altering ingredients (usually in two or more drugs) to create a medication tailored to the needs of an ...


Opinion | Beware of knockoff weight-loss drugs

6 days ago — For example, an individual with an allergy to one component of a commercially available drug can request a compounding pharmacist to reformulate the medication ...


List of Bulk Drug Substances for Compounding Office Stock ...

6 days ago — List of Bulk Drug Substances for Compounding Office Stock Drugs for Use in Nonfood-Producing Animals ... These bulk drug substances were determined to meet t

Texas Pharmacy Owner Convicted In $55M Fraud Scheme (Compounded Drugs)

 Texas Pharmacy Owner Convicted In $55M Fraud Scheme - Law360


Proposed Compounding Rules – USP 797 and USP 795

6 days ago — Rule 4729:7-1-01 | Compounding references – This rule is being updated to incorporate new versions of USP 797 and 795 that are effective November 1, 2023.


India’s Unique Opportunity and Important Responsibility as the Pharmacy to the World

India sometimes describes itself as the “pharmacy to the world” because it is a significant global supplier of affordable therapeutics, including many life-saving medicines for chronic conditions. For the U. S., where more than nine out of 10 prescriptions dispensed are generic drugs, India is a critical partner, responsible for a substantial portion of these drugs. I recently visited India with a central purpose in mind—to strengthen our collective efforts to advance the development and availability of medical products that both our countries and the rest of the world needs.

Fifteen years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recognized India’s strategic importance to the U.S.—and to the agency in fulfilling our mission—and opened one of the FDA’s first foreign offices in India. Since that time, the Indian medical products sector has continued to grow as has our reliance on medical products made in India. These were drivers for my decision to travel to India where I met with Government of India officials, pharmaceutical company CEOs, academics, clinical researchers and innovators.

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Independent pharmacies sue Express Scripts, allege price-fixing

By Paige Minemyer

Several independent pharmacies have filed suit against pharmacy benefit management giant Express Scripts, alleging that the company colluded with Prime Therapeutics to fix reimbursement rates.

 October 27, 2023

This report displays final approvals and tentative approvals of original and supplemental applications for the two days beginning on the earliest date listed below. Some approvals may be added to the Drugs@FDA database after this time span. For comprehensive approval reports, please use the monthly "All Approvals" report on Drugs@FDA.

"Amazon Pharmacy is focused on making it faster and more convenient for patients to get prescription medications. The company's moves come as brick-and-mortar drugstores are limiting pharmacy hours and even closing locations." - Heather Landi


Hospital 340B drug pricing program policy reversal a 'gut punch'

The federal government reversed a policy designed to streamline 340B certifications during the COVID-19 pandemic.





Thursday, October 12, 2023

 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Cattle Materials Prohibited From Use in Animal Food or Feed

October 12, 2023; 88 FR 70676


Congress eyes endgame for PBM legislation

Pharmacy benefit managers such as CVS Caremark, Express Scripts and Optum Rx face new transparency rules and restrictions on how they make money under a legislative package coalescing on Capitol Hill.