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FDA Proposes New Rules for Compounding

Posted on Jul 24, 2014 in Political

The FDA has released a number of documents—draft guidances and proposed rules—that are supposed to “provide clarity” on the whole issue of compounding. These “clarifications” will severely diminish your access to many compounded medications. The new guidances may be, at least in part, a response to a recent scolding of the FDA by Congress.  The Senate Appropriations Committee criticized the agency for ignoring doctors, patients, and compounding pharmacists when it issued its new rules. Unfortunately, the FDA has opened up a new can of worms with the new rule proposals. In recent legislation,...

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