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Non-Sterile Compounding: A Guide to Primary Engineering Controls

August 29, 2023 | 5 min read

In November 2022, the long-awaited update to the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) General Chapter <795> on Non-Sterile Compounding was released. The revisions have many non-sterile compounding pharmacies across the United States buzzing with questions about what necessary changes must be implemented, sparking renewed interest in primary engineering controls (PECs).

Health Authorities Call on Compounders to Support Global Shortages in Amoxicillin Suspension

January 24, 2023 | 6 min read

If you work in the pharmacy or have been there lately, you've definitely noticed plenty of shortages, particularly in essential pain and fever medication (check out our blog Partnering with Compounders to Address the Pediatric Acetaminophen Shortage), cold and flu medication, and antibiotics.

Partnering with Compounders to Address the Pediatric Acetaminophen Shortage in Canada

December 13, 2022 | 7 min read

We all hear and talk about ‘drug shortages’ and medication ‘back-orders’ – but what do they really mean? A shortage occurs when a drug manufacturer is unable to produce adequate supply in order to meet the demands of consumers; meaning the product is on back-order or completely out-of-stock.

How Equipment Purchases Can Reduce Your Taxes: A Quick and Easy Guide for Compounders

November 8, 2022 | 4 min read

What if you could give your future self a tax break? What if you could make a decision now that would save your business money later on? As the end of year approaches, now is the time to get in your tax-deductible purchases.

From Commercial to Compounded: What You Need to Know for Your Thyroid Patients

September 6, 2022 | 7 min read

Not all thyroid conditions are the same. Not all patients are the same. As a healthcare provider you know this all too well. When it comes to thyroid balance, too much or too little, and everything is thrown off – changes in mood, weight, and energy level are just some of the many symptoms.

Personalizing Dermatology Care: Selecting the Right Compounding Base

August 1, 2022 | 6 min read

People are unique – and that couldn’t be truer than when considering dermatology conditions. Genetics, underlying health conditions, hormones, medications, bacteria, and contact exposure, among much more, all impact the severity of a dermatology condition and tolerance to therapy.



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