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What is Anticipatory Compounding?

Anticipatory compounding (preparing compounded medications before the actual receipt of a prescription or practitioner’s order), allows compounding pharmacies with a history of filling certain prescriptions to prepare larger batches in anticipation of need. Anticipatory compounding is only used if the medication is in sufficient demand.

Doing so reduces delays patients may otherwise experience in receiving medications, and may reduce the cost of compounded medications via economies of scale associated with formulating larger batches, such as less waste of chemicals, dilutions, fillers, and other associated products.

The Texas Pharmacy Act allows compounding of reasonable quantities in the anticipation a refill is requested.