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Drug Product Services Laboratory

Welcome to the retail compounding pharmacy of the School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. The Drug Product Services Laboratory (DPSL) compounds sterile products as well as oral and topical preparations in the liquid, semi-solid and solid dosage forms. These products are formulated for individual patients, clinical applications, research studies, and veterinary medicine. DPSL also conducts a compounding course for pharmacy students. We invite you to visit us.

Here is an overview of the types of preparations available from the UCSF DPSL:
  • Intravenous Preparations
    • Piggybacks, large volume parenterals, syringes, parenteral nutrition, latex-free products
  • Intraspinal Preparations
    • High dose analgesics and adjuncts
  • Other Parenteral Preparations
    • Cardioplegia, dialysates, syringes, and sterile solutions
  • Chemotherapy Preparations
    • Piggybacks, large volume parenterals, syringes, oral dosage forms and latex-free products
  • Oral Preparations
    • Solutions, suspensions, capsules, lozenges, troches
  • Topical Preparations
    • Ointments, creams, gels, opthalmics, otics
  • Rectal Preparations
    • Suppositories, creams
  • Veterinary Preparations
    • Parenteral nutrition, IV's, syringes, capsules, creams, ointments
  • Investigational Preparations
    • Active and placebo capsules
  • Customized Preparations
    • Individual prescriptions, commercially unavailable products, sterile 50% glycerol for implanted infusion pumps
Consultation services are provided by our experienced personnel
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