WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma, Inc. has been selected by Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. (MSI) as its preferred vendor for unit-of-use compounding kits. CutisPharma's FIRST(TM)-Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kits will allow more Medicine Shoppe(R) and Medicap Pharmacy(R) franchisees the ability to offer compounding service to customers or, for pharmacies already providing the service, to increase the efficiency of their compounding offerings. Compounding services, the customization of medication according to a doctor's prescription that meets an individual patient's medical needs, is currently available in approximately 60 percent of Medicine Shoppe and Medicap Pharmacy stores.
FIRST(TM)-Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kits are designed to offer pharmacists the ability to benefit physicians, pharmacists and patients. The kits enable the pharmacist or technician to compound based on the receipt of a valid prescription for an individual patient.
"Our FIRST(TM)-Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kits are user-friendly, save compounding time by over 70 percent, and can be compounded by the pharmacist while the patient waits, increasing customer satisfaction and eliminating the need for an extra trip to the pharmacy for the customer," said Dr. Indu Muni, Chairman & CEO of CutisPharma. "A single NDC number assigned for the entire kit simplifies the third party reimbursement process, reduces audit-related adjustments, and FIRST(TM) Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kits facilitates compliance with United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter <795>."
"CutisPharma has a great understanding of the industry and the business
needs of our franchisees," said Keith Cook, R.Ph., vice president of
pharmacy solutions, Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. "The
FIRST(TM)-Unit-of-Use Prescription Compounding Kits will offer our
franchisees and pharmacists everything they need to easily compound
specific prescriptions, especia
|SOURCE CutisPharma, Inc.|
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