Due to the important role of healthcare in maintaining the health of the general public in society, it is highly regulated with plenty of governmental oversight. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America have estimated that close to 3.6 billion prescriptions are dispensed each year in the United States. It is estimated that 30 to 40 million of those prescriptions are compounded medications according to the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention.
Customized medications are necessary to meet a specific need of a patient that is not available premanufactured at a regular pharmacy. Medications are manufactured per the requirement of patients, where the various ingredients get mixed in accordance with their unique prescriptions given by their doctors. This is a bit different when compared to general medication, which is produced in bulk by massive companies.
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