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FDA Registered 503B Outsourcing Facility

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JCB Laboratories and Fagron Sterile Services Secure Group Purchasing Organization Contract With Premier Inc.

GPO Awards 503B Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Contract for Ophthalmics to Fagron Wichita, KS – June 20, 2017 – JCB Laboratories (JCB) and Fagron Sterile Services (FSS), companies of Fagron North America, announced they have...

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Expansion, Relocation of JCB Laboratories’ Wichita HQ a $15M Investment

By Fagron Sterile Services | May 7, 2015

JCB Laboratories is now providing new information about a plan to expand and relocate its Wichita headquarters. The business, a sterile injectable compounding pharmacy, is…

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Compounded Sterile Products-Higher Standards and Increased Patient Safety

By Fagron Sterile Services | February 24, 2015

In the world of sterile compounding, much has changed over the last two years. Prior to the passage of the Drug Quality and Security Act…

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ProPharma

By Fagron Sterile Services | May 22, 2014

In January, JCB registered with the FDA as an 503B Outsourcing Facility. This registration indicates our commitment to patient safety and acknowledges that a higher…

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FDA and State Registration for Outsourcing Facilities

By Fagron Sterile Services | May 16, 2014

The passing of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) in November of 2013 was one of the most significant events in the compounding industry…

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Fagron Acquisition of JCB Laboratories to Reshape U.S. Sterile Compounding Industry

By Fagron Sterile Services | January 1, 2014

New $15 million drug outsourcing facility largest capital project in Fagron’s history MIAMI – Fagron North America, a leading supplier of compounded medications to hospital…

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Pre-Op Combination Ophthalmic Drops

By Fagron Sterile Services | February 7, 2013

Previously we have posted blogs about combining ophthalmic drops for pre-operative use in cataract surgeries and YAG laser procedures. See the two blogs below. 3…

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Disney and Amerinet – A Great Combination

By Fagron Sterile Services | January 18, 2013

The Group Purchasing Organization, Amerinet, had a member conference in May and it was a tremendous success. The only thing better than the venue at…

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Important Propofol Changes in the Works

By Fagron Sterile Services | September 26, 2012

Propofol is a hot topic these days. From trying to find supplies during the shortage to a possible change in status to a controlled substance.…

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Drug Shortage Update

By Fagron Sterile Services | September 5, 2012

As you are all painfully aware, the drug shortages do not seem to be letting up. It seems that as soon as one product once…

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Determining Drug Product Shelf Life

By Fagron Sterile Services | July 13, 2012

Occasionally I get asked why a compounded product does not have an expiration date as long as that of a manufactured product. Expiration dates are…

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3 Options to Meet USP 797 Requirements for Combination Ophthalmic Dilating Drops

By Fagron Sterile Services | May 30, 2012

Dilating patients’ eyes before ophthalmic procedures is quite possibly the most time-consuming part of the eye exam/surgery. Many facilities choose to combine various medications to…

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Choosing the Correct Type of Sterile Compounding Pharmacy

By Fagron Sterile Services | May 2, 2012

As a high-risk sterile compounder, I routinely run into confusion over the different types of sterile compounding. Not all compounders are the same and understanding…

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Clearing Up Epidural Steroid Injections – Part II of II

By Fagron Sterile Services | April 25, 2012

I received a call recently from a surgery center looking for an intrathecal injection containing morphine, clonidine, and baclofen. Appropriately, the caller was adamant that…

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Calculating the Final Concentration for Combination Ophthalmic Drops

By Fagron Sterile Services | March 14, 2012

Here is the scenario: for compliance, risk management, and efficiency reasons, you have made the decision to outsource the compounding of combination dilating drops for…

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How Can Dehydrated Alcohol Be on the Drug Shortage List?

By Fagron Sterile Services | November 30, 2011

If you are a podiatrist or an ophthalmologist, or you work with either of these specialists, dehydrated alcohol injection is most likely a staple in…

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