When Compound Pharmacies Make Mistakes It Can Be Deadly

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Nearly 40 million prescriptions are compounded in the United States every year, but it doesn’t always go the way it should. A deadly fungal meningitis outbreak killed 64 people and infected nearly 800 others in 2012 and 68 people are blinded by a faulty eye injection in Dallas. Physician and biochemist Dr. Dena Grayson shares that there’s not the appropriate oversight of compounding pharmacies.

Do Compound Pharmacies Need More Oversight?