Compounding

A <797> Rewritten with Patient Safety in Mind

Revised USP Standards for Compounding Sterile Preparations

Gigi Davidson, R.Ph., DICVP, Chair of USP's Compounding Expert Committee shares her thoughts and background information on proposed revisions to <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding—Sterile Preparations. Compounding practitioners are encouraged to view and share comments on the changes online.

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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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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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