FDA would also regulate nonsterile meds under new compounding bill

05/24/2013 | Reuters

Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., on Thursday introduced a measure that would provide the FDA greater regulatory power over compounding pharmacies. His bill goes further than a measure backed by a Senate panel Wednesday, which would cover compounders of sterile drugs that distribute in other states. The FDA would have authority over both sterile and nonsterile products under Markey's bill.

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