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References and Textbooks

Allen L. The art, science, and technology of pharmaceutical compounding. 4th edn. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association; 2012.

Brayfield A, ed. Martindale: the complete drug reference. 38th edn. London: Pharmaceutical Press; 2015. At:

British Pharmacopoeial Commission. British pharmacopoeia. London: BPC; 2014.

Burridge N, Symons K. Australian don’t rush to crush handbook. 2nd edn. Collingwood: Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia; 2015.

International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding.

Merck manual: professional version.

MIMS Online. Sydney: MIMS Australia. 

Plumb D. Plumb’s veterinary drug handbook. 8th edn. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons; 2015.

Rowe RC, Sheskey PJ, Cook WG, et al. Handbook of pharmaceutical excipients.7th edn. London: Pharmaceutical Press; 2012.

Sansom LN, ed. Australian pharmaceutical formulary and handbook. 23rd edn. Canberra: Pharmaceutical Society of Australia; 2015.

Trissel LA. Trissel’s stability of compounded formulations. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association; 2012.

Troy DB, ed. Remington: the science and practice of pharmacy. 22nd edn.London, Philadelphia: Pharmaceutical Press; 2013.


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Regulations, Guidelines and Practice Standards – International, Commonwealth, State/Territory

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA). Advertising Resources

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority. Australian code of good manufacturing practice for veterinary chemical products. Canberra: APVMA; 2007.

Pharmaceutical Inspection Convention – Pharmaceutical Inspection Cooperation Scheme. PIC/S guide to good manufacturing practice for medicinal products. Geneva: PIC/S; 2017.

Professional Practice Standards v5. Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Pharmacy Board of Australia. Guidelines on compounding of medicines. PBA; 2017.

Pharmacy Board of Australia. Guidelines for advertising regulated health services

Pharmacy Board of Australia. FAQ for pharmacists on the compounding of medicines

Pharmacy Board of Australia. Professional practice profile for pharmacists undertaking complex compounding. 2017.

Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia. Australian injectable drugs handbook. 7th edn. Collingwood: SHPA; 2016.

Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia Manufacturing Working Party. Practice standard: SHPA guidelines for medicines prepared in Australian hospital pharmacy departments. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research 2010;40(2):133–43. Stabilis.

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015

Therapeutic Goods Administration. Compounded medicines and good manufacturing practice (GMP). Guide to the interpretation of the PIC/S Guide to GMP for compounded medicinal products. Canberra: TGA; 2017.

Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990

United States Pharmacopeia