Jerry talks about the problem with storing medications in plastic syringes and potency loss. Recently the FDA notified ASHP that no plastic syringe is approved for use as a final storage device. Jerry discusses the issue and how it will impact pharmacies in the near future.
Host: Jerry Fahnri, Pharm.D.
Articles discussed in podcast:
Initial Reaction to FDA Stance on Syringes As Standalone Storage Container [JerryFahrni.com]
No Syringe Is Approved as a Standalone Storage Container, FDA Says [ASHP]
ISMP Comments On BD Syringe Potency Issue [ISMP]
Compounded or Repackaged Drugs Stored in Becton-Dickinson Syringes: FDA Expands Warning [FDA Alerts]