The Misuse of Compounding By Pharmacists
June 10, 2012 by

Compounding is the creation of a drug product by mixing ingredients. For hundreds of years this was the exclusive way pharmacists practiced. However, as professional manufacturing developed, compounding decreased. Fifty years ago, about 60% of medications were compounded. Today, only about 1% of new prescriptions are compounded, but compounding may be undergoing a resurgence. Legitimate …