AMA resolution opposes some compounding

June 12, 2006

Declaring some pharmacies are mass-producing non-FDA-approved nebulizer drugs for substitution without the patient's approval, asthma and allergy specialists proposed a resolution urging AMA to ask the FDA to take enforcement action against such pharmacies and to ask CMS to reconsider paying for such drugs. The resolution also urges AMA to educate physicians about the potential liability of approving such drug substitutions.

AMA resolution opposes some compounding

Declaring some pharmacies are mass-producing non-FDA-approved nebulizer drugs for substitution without the patient's approval, asthma and allergy specialists proposed a resolution urging AMA to ask the FDA to take enforcement action against such pharmacies and to ask CMS to reconsider paying for such drugs. The resolution also urges AMA to educate physicians about the potential liability of approving such drug substitutions.

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