News 2017-11-28T04:46:00+00:00

FDA tackles drug packaging and safety, with help from error reports

Improvement processes for safe packaging also involve proper labeling and naming These labels with the blue stripe. Those ampules with the black text. Sertraline, cetirizine. Celebrex, Cerebyx, Celexa. There’s nothing like look-alike, sound-alike (LASA) medications [...]

Compounding nonsterile preparations: USP <795> and <800>

USP General Chapters numbered under <1000> are enforceable by regulators and accreditation organizations. These include USP <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding—Nonsterile Preparations and USP <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings. Many state boards of pharmacy include them in regulations. Pharmacists and [...]