Sterile Compounding

Sterile Compounding in Perth, Australia

Sterile compounding in Perth, Australia is the process of preparing customised compounded medications in an absolutely sterile environment. Sterile compounding is typically done to meet the unique needs of individual patients who require medication that is not commercially available.

What is Sterile Compounding?

Sterile compounding, also known as aseptic compounding services, is a process of preparing personalised medications in a sterile environment, typically for patients who require intravenous or injectable therapies. This process ensures that the medication is free from any harmful contaminants and is safe for use.

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Which medications must be compounded in a sterile lab?

Sterile compound processing is particularly important for certain kinds of compounded formulas, but is not necessary for every kind of compounded medication. Most compounded formulas for creams or medications ingested orally do not require sterile processing, however most medications that will be administered by injection or in the eye will require the use of a certified sterile compounding lab.

Certain treatments commonly require sterile preparation of compounded medications such as those administered via:

  • Injection
  • Intravenous Infusion (IV)
  • Intraocular (injection in the eye)
  • Intrathecal (injection in the spine)
  • Eye Drops
  • Subcutaneous Injections (injection below the surface of the skin)

Sterile Compounding available at McKenzies Compounding Chemist

Our brand new state-of-the-art cleanroom facility purpose-built for sterile compounding with a Class C (ISO 7) rating together with a Class A (ISO 5) work area. We adhere to strict quality control standards and comply with the standards laid out in the USP-NF (797) Pharmaceutical Compounding – sterile preparations.

Very few facilities are available in Western Australia that offer this certified sterile environment that is an important requirement for the creation and processing of particular medications.

However, McKenzies Compounding Chemist is one of the few locations in Western Australia that is certified and equipped to directly provide its patients with these formulas. These customised medications are processed in our certified sterile lab located right in our Mt Lawley Pharmacy allowing for a quick turnaround on new prescriptions for our customers.

It is important to choose a facility that adheres to strict quality control standards to ensure the safety and efficacy of the medications being prepared.

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Why use McKenzies Compounding Chemist for Sterile Compounding?

McKenzies Compounding Chemist is privileged to be one of the few facilities equipped to assist patients and physicians in this important aspect of medical care.  Our sterile lab includes cutting-edge barrier containment isolator technology.

It is our ambition to meet and exceed all quality, safety, and environmental control requirements in all phases of preparation, storage, and transportation of medicines, in compliance with established standards, regulations, and professional best practices.

If your doctor has prescribed you a medication that needs to be compounded in a sterile lab environment, call us for a chemist consultation or order your prescription online today.

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If your doctor has prescribed you with a medication that needs to be compounded in a sterile lab environment, call us for a chemist consultation or order your prescription online today.

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