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Compounding pharmacists work
directly with prescribers including physicians, nurse practitioners and
veterinarians to create customized medication solutions for patients and
animals whose healthcare needs cannot be met by manufactured medications.
Working with a practitioner’s prescription, a compounding pharmacist can meet
individual needs of children, adults and animals. Whether it’s an allergy to a
dye or ingredient, a need for a different strength, or a preference for a
different dosage form, compounding pharmacists provide patients with solutions
to their personal medication needs.
what to look for in a compounding pharmacy
Compounding Pharmacy Assessment Questionnaire (CPAQ™) helps to identify and
evaluate compounding pharmacies. CPAQ provides a comprehensive checklist
of what to look for in a pharmacy compounding practice and is based upon United
States Pharmacopeia (USP) standards which compounding pharmacists are obligated
to follow according to state board of pharmacy regulations or standards of
Click here for IACP’s CPAQ tool.