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US FDA Officials Exhort Compounding Pharmacies To Improve Drug Quality

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Will lessons from New England Compounding Center ever be learned? Top FDA officials say that compounding pharmacies need up their game and do a better job of producing quality sterile drugs as way too many facilities are failing GMP inspections and producing drugs that are sickening – and even killing – patients. Officials say forthcoming final guidance and final USP standard should turn this situation around.

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