Don’t miss this Stat op-ed
…and not just because it was penned by APC CEO Scott Brunner. “On compounding, the FDA marches to the beat of its own biases” is a detailed, point-by-point look at how often the agency puts its own agenda ahead of everything else.
[T]he FDA impugns pharmacy compounding by insinuating that because each of the millions of individually compounded preparations are not FDA-approved (which is true) they are therefore unsafe (which is a logical fallacy). Never mind that Congress specifically and intentionally exempted compounded medications from FDA approval.