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The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) has released new and revised standards aimed at ensuring the quality of compounded medicines.
The updates pertain to the USP General Chapters on compounding nonsterile medicines (USP <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding—Nonsterile Preparations), and compounding sterile medicines (USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding—Sterile Preparations). New standards for compounding radiopharmaceutical drugs are addressed in USP <825> Radiopharmaceuticals—Preparation, Compounding, Dispensing, and Repackaging, according to the organization.