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Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy Offers Sterile Compounding

Sterile compounding services represent the most critical aspects of Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy.

Because they have unusual dosing requirements, allergies or rare diseases, many patients have unique needs when it comes to medications. Compounding pharmacies create compounded medication, which are drugs mixed and prepared specially for each patient. Sterile compounding pharmacies are especially important for those who need sterile medications. Sterile compounding services, like those provided by Pavilion, help meet the individual needs of patients that might not otherwise have access to the sterile medicines they need in the right concentrations and dosages.

Sterile compounding is especially important for many drug preparations, such as ophthalmic sterile compounds for eye drops, pain pumps that deliver analgesics into the vein, and inhalation therapy that delivers aerosolized medicine into the lungs.

The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) is an official entity that establishes very strict standards to ensure that medications are safe and effective. The USP’s General Chapter <797> covers pharmaceutical compounds using sterilized medicines. It requires sterilization of medications intended for administration via:

  • Injection
  • Intravenous (IV) infusion
  • Intraocular – injection into the eye
  • Intrathecal – injection into the spine

General Chapter <797> outlines the procedures for making compounded sterile preparations (CSPs). The intent of the USP’s General Chapter <797> is to “prevent patient harm and fatality from microbial contamination (nonsterile), excessive bacterial endotoxins, large content errors in the strength of correct ingredients, and incorrect ingredients in CSPs.”

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy meets and exceeds standards set by USP’s General Chapter <797>. At Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy, LLC, we have used state of the art technology and advanced compounding processes to provide sterile formulations to the Georgia community for more than 20 years. In order to provide safe, compliant compounded medicines with timely delivery to our patients, our pharmaceutical professionals at Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy have undergone special training in sterile pharmaceutical compounding. These educational programs provide pharmacists with the basic compounding techniques and advanced skills they need to prepare and manage sterile preparations in a cleanroom environment.

Sterile Compounding Services from Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy, LLC

Pavilion performs sterile compounding for a wide variety of formulations, including:

Pavilion compounds a number of drugs, such as:

  • Estradiol
  • Testosterone
  • Nandrolone
  • Myer’s cocktail
  • Vitamin C (Corn-free)
  • Glutathione
  • Methylcobalamin
  • MIC (Lipo B injection)

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy offers a wide variety of ophthalmic sterile compounds, including:

  • Interferon alpha B
  • Amphotericin B
  • Voriconazole
  • Mitomycin
  • Methotrexate
  • Hyaluronidase bovine source
  • Tobramycin
  • Vancomycin
  • Amikacin
  • Ganciclovir
  • Natamycin
  • EDTA
  • Acetylcystine
  • Atropine
  • Brimonidine
  • Cyclosporine
  • And many others

We can formulate many of these for intravitreal and intracameral injections into the eye.

In addition, Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy is the leading compounder for Autologous Serum Tears for the treatment of severe dry eyes. We have a nurse on staff who can work with you and your prescriber to schedule a blood draw right in our pharmacy. Concentrations for Autologous Serum drop range from 20% to 100%.

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy also provides Tri-Mix or Triple Mix, used for erectile dysfunction. Tri-Mix contains three medications: papaverine, phentolamine, and prostaglandin in various strengths. Our most commonly requested strength is 30mg of papaverine, 1mg of phentoloamine, and 10mcg of prostaglandin, but we frequently compound these ingredients in a variety of strengths.

Storage is very important to the safety and efficacy of sterile compounded drugs; your Pavilion pharmacists can explain the best method to use and store Trimix and other sterile compounded medications.

Our sterile compounding pharmacy services include pain pumps, morphine inhalation for hospice patients, and many other formulations in our compounding services.

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy utilizes the services of an independent laboratory to test our preparations to ensure sterility, endotoxins, and potency, all meet or exceed USP <797> guidelines. We are proud to provide our certificates of analysis upon request!

PCAB Accredited 

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy is also accredited with the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), which is a sub-specialty administered by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). ACHC is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality and high standards for health care providers, including home health providers and hospices. Learn more about the benefits of working with a PCAB accredited pharmacy below. This onsite assessment, conducted by an independent compounding expert, and an annual verification process, ensures our patients and providers for our compliance with both sterile and non-sterile compounding procedures as set forth by USP <795> and USP <797>, which addresses the extemporaneous compounding of pharmaceuticals and defines what constitutes good compounding practices.

Contact Pavilion

Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy is located in Atlanta, GA, and we are proud to utilize our vast sterile compounding resources to meet your individual requirements. Contact us or give us a call at 404-350-5780 or toll-free at 800-862-9812 to discuss your sterile compounding needs.

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