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General Chapter <1160> Proposed for Comment

Type of Posting: Notice of Intent to Revise

Posting Date: 25–April–2014

Expert Committee: Compounding

The Compounding Expert Committee is proposing a revision to General Chapter <1160> Pharmaceutical Calculations in Prescription Compounding. The purpose of the revision is to update the definitions, include more relevant calculations and problem examples, and add practical resources for practitioners. In addition, the title of the General Chapter is proposed to be changed to “Pharmaceutical Calculations in Pharmacy Practice,” to better describe the contents of the General Chapter.

The revision to General Chapter <1160> will be published in Pharmacopeial Forum (PF) 40(3) [May–Jun. 2014]. Please click on the link below to access the proposed revision with line numbers. To ensure that all comments are addressed, please indicate the line numbers corresponding to your comments when submitting to Comments will be accepted until July 31, 2014, the end of the comment period for PF 40(3).

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