Landmark Compounding Court Decision Issued

In 2009, a pharmacy owned by Paul Franck made a mistake compounding a medication for horses and unfortunately, 21 polo horses died. After this happened, Franck’s pharmacy launched a recall, did an investigation, determined the weakness, and modified their policies and procedures dramatically to prevent similar errors from ever happening again.

The FDA sued the pharmacy because they feel that pharmacies should not compound and if they do compound for animals, they must not use bulk powders, but instead crush tablets necessary for the medication (which results in a gritty, less absorbable medication).

Last week the verdict was in and Paul Franck won.  Here is the official press release. Continue reading “Landmark Compounding Court Decision Issued”

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