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Pharmacy compounding

Hospital Pharmacies are primarily engaged in the mixing of drugs by a compounding pharmacist to produce therapeutics which need preparation prior to application to a patient. This activity can be to produce batches of material with a particular dose band for a patient type or to create formulations for the unique needs of an inidividual patient.

Hospital drug preparation may be done for medically necessary reasons, such as to change the form of the medication from a solid pill to a liquid, to avoid a non-essential ingredient that the patient is allergic to, or to obtain the exact dose needed.

Pharmaceutical compounding is a branch of pharmacy that continues to play the crucial role of drug development. Compounding pharmacists and medicinal chemists develop and test pharmaceutical formulations for new drugs so that the active ingredients are safe, effective, stable, easy to use, and acceptable to patients. 

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