August 2015

Oh, the Possibilities! What I Learned from My Pharmacy Internship at USP

Tiffany Chan, 2015 USP Pharmacy Intern

Tiffany Chan, a PharmD candidate from Shenandoah University, details her rewarding experience participating in the 2015 USP Summer Internship Program.

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Detecting Deception: USP Screening Methods for Supplements Adulterated with Drugs

Detecting Drugs in Dietary Supplements

Tainted “lifestyle supplements" may outnumber products free from drugs and their unapproved synthetic analogs.  Learn how proposed new screening methods in USP General Chapter <2251> Adulteration of Dietary Supplements with Drugs and Drug Analogs can help detect these adulterants and protect public health.

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USP Strengthens Relationship with China to Improve Quality of Medicines and Food

USP Strengthening Ties with China

USP-China is working collaboratively with China’s local governments and other key stakeholders to advance the quality of medicines and food in China and globally.

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What is Compounding?

Preparing or mixing a drug

Compounding plays a critical role in treating and preventing disease when commercially available medicine is unsuitable. USP has developed standards for compounding practitioners since 1820, and presently provides three types of standards to help ensure quality compounded medicines.

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What is the U.S. Pharmacopeia?

What is USP

You may not know about the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), but chances are you’ve been positively impacted by our activities. Here are some facts about who we are, what we do, and what it means to you.

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