Federal Legislation Introduced to Regulate Pharmacy Compounding In Response to Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

In recent weeks there have been daily reports on people dying of meningitis caused by a tainted drug from a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts. The New England Compounding Center (NECC) has been found to be the source of contaminated injectable steroids that have to date led to 28 deaths and 377 illnesses in 19 states. This deadly loss has led many people to ask: “What is pharmacy compounding, and how is it regulated?”

Click the link below to read the full alert.