USA – FDA seeks to update compounding guidance for hospital pharmacies

The FDA is seeking to revise its guidance on compounded drugs for hospitals and health systems, removing a rule that stated they could only distribute compounded drugs to facilities within a 1-mile radius of the pharmacy.

The agency said Oct. 6 that it wants to  make the change in response to many comments it’s received from health systems that the 1-mile radius rule was unreasonable considering many health systems need to supply compounded drugs to its facilities outside of that range…