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Compound Drugs Help

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    So what would actually be considered a Compound Drug?

    My doctor usually uses the following for Pain Pump Refills:
    Hydromorphone - XXmg + Bupivicaine - XXmg + Sodium Chloride + Sterile Water

    I know the Sodium Chloride & Sterile Water are inclusive, would the Hydromorphone & Bupivicaine be considered a compound drug or would there have to be another drug such as maybe Clonidine added to be considered a Compound Drug.

    Thank you

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    "Mixing two or more pre-packaged products in the same syringe when prepared according to label instructions, does not meet the definition of a compounded drug."

    https://med.noridianmedicare.com/web...s-injections#2

    Might need to confirm with the individual that is preparing to indicate if these are be drawn from a vial or this meets the definition of drug compound mixture.

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