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Posted by Indrayani Pande on May 24th, 2021

Compounding pharmacies are specialized pharmacies that prepare customized formulations of a single drug to address a specific need of an individual patient that cannot be met through the standard retail version of that drug. These pharmacies are an integral part of providing medical services and are frequently called upon for critical drug replenishment. Compounding pharmacies employ the latest technical equipment and are frequently staffed by pharmaceutical experts. Compounding pharmacies often serve as the primary source for physicians and other health care professionals' prescriptions. They are extremely important in the treatment of many life-threatening illnesses and conditions.

The scope of compounding pharmacies is vast, but most concentrate on a particular area such as pain management, dermatology, nutritional supplements, women's health, or infections. There are also compounding pharmacies that specialize in the treatment of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and urinary tract infections. Most typically, these pharmacies are community-based and are not owned by a pharmaceutical company. The contract with manufacturing pharmacies where medications are produced under contract for resale. Typically, these contracts specify the format and output specifications for the medications produced. The primary function of these contracts is to protect the intellectual property rights of the companies producing the medications.


In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of compounding pharmacies that specialize in the manufacture of compounded products. In many cases, pharmacists completing a required compound certify that the product meets the specifications of the contract from the manufacturer. In other instances, compounding pharmacies create formulas from mixtures of pharmaceutical ingredients. Both forms are typically required to comply with the strict guidelines laid out by the USPTO.


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