Compounding Pharmacy Offers Solution to Drug Shortages
News Source: WiredPRNews.com Weeki Wachee, FL (WiredPRNews.com) - Drug product shortages have become an increasing problem in today’s pharmaceutical market. Not only do these shortages have a direct impact on patient care, but the amount of time it takes to manage a shortage to the financial burden that may be associated with an alternative therapy is immense. One of the drugs on the shortage list is calcium gluconate, which is essential in the treatment of hyperkalemia, hypocalcemia, and magnesium sulfate overdose. Another drug that has appeared on drug shortage bulletins is sodium phosphate, a mineral injection used in parenteral nutrition. This mineral is critical for neonates, pediatric patients or short bowl and malabsorption issue groups with electrolyte and mineral deficiencies.
Premier Pharmacy Labs, which is one of the select few PCAB accredited pharmacies, has USP pharmaceutical grade chemicals manufactured in FDA approved facilities to compound these vital mineral supplements. Our PCAB accreditation ensures our patients that they will receive a top notch product that has met the highest compounding standards. Our commitment to quality, patient safety, and customer satisfaction set us apart from the rest. We have been providing compounded medications for over 30 years. We offer more than just high quality sterile and non sterile compounding pharmacy services that exceed industry standards, but excellent customer service and timely delivery. Our knowledgeable and experienced pharmacists work closely with both patients and physicians to provide custom, patient specific dosages and forms of administration. Our state of the art facilities are ready to handle your patient specific needs.
Some of the other products that are currently on shortage bulletins which we have available are: