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Basics of Sterile Compounding: Clinical Hazards of Injectable Drug Administration

Author(s):  Akers Michael J

Issue:  May/Jun 2016 - Volume 20, Number 3
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Abstract:  Injections of drug products are generally considered safe when performed by qualified personnel. However, there always exists a low finite probability of risk with any injectable product by any injectable route of administration. This article briefly reviews potential risks of injectable drug administration.

Related Keywords: Michael J. Akers, PhD, compounded sterile preparations, injectables, adverse effects, air emboli, air embolus, bleeding, fever, hypersensitivity reaction, incompatibility, infiltration, extravasation, overdosage, injection site pain, injection site irritation, phlebitis, sepsis, thrombophlebitis, thrombosis, toxemia, particulate matter, drug safety, drug contamination

Related Categories: PARENTERALS, STABILITIES, COMPATIBILITIES, STERILE PREPARATIONS, ADVERSE DRUG EVENTS

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