Basics of Compounding: Considerations for Implementing United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding--Sterile Preparations, Part 18: Verification of Automated Compounding Devices for Parenteral Nutrition Compounding and Finished Preparation Release Checks and Tests
Author(s): Allen Loyd V Jr, Okeke Claudia C
Issue: Mar/Apr 2010 - Compounding for Men
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Abstract: A sound quality-assurance program, which should include standard operating procedures, documentation, verification, and analytical and microbiological testing, is necessary to ensure the quality of compounded preparations. This article discusses in a practical matter verification of automated compounding devices for parenteral nutrition compounding and finished preparation release checks and tests, and provides practice clarification to the standards set forth by the United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.
Related Keywords: Loyd V. Allen Jr., PhD, RPh, Claudia C. Okeke, PhD, RPh, United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <797>, USP, quality control, parenteral nutrition, quality assurance, automated compounding devices, verification, standard operating procedures, finished preparation release checks, sampling, storage, accuracy checks, sterility testing, dosage forms
Related Categories: NUTRITION AND NUTRICEUTICALS, PARENTERALS, STERILE PREPARATIONS, TECHNOLOGY, QUALITY CONTROL, UNITED STATES PHARMACOPEIA CONVENTIONS
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