Anna Edney talked about the congressional investigation into compounding pharmacies, including the role of the U.S. Food and Drug… read more
Anna Edney talked about the congressional investigation into compounding pharmacies, including the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in regulating these pharmacies. A report released by House Democrats found gaps in the oversight of compounding pharmacies across the country. Ms. Edney also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
A compounding pharmacy is one in which a licensed pharmacist combines or mixes ingredients for a prescription, creating a medication that is tailored to the needs of an individual, but is not necessarily approved by the FDA. close
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