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Unformatted text preview: is a great potential for error. Only a properly trained person should handle the task of compounding 2 and no calculation should go unchecked by the pharmacist. The first step in compounding a prescription is to obtain a formula or recipe that is prepared by a pharmacist, including all necessary ingredients and explicit instructions for the preparer. The source of the formula may be one that has already been published or that has been created by the pharmacist in the compounding facility. If a formula has been created, then it must be written legibly. Once each ingredient is weighed and used, it should be marked off to reduce any errors in the recipe or formula. The weights of all active ingredients should be confirmed by the pharmacist or by another pharmacy technician....
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- Fall '10
- Pharmacology, Candace N. Terrell, Compounding Candace N., Dawn Tesner