About the Journal

The International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding (IJPC) is a bi-monthly, scientific and professional journal emphasizing quality pharmaceutical compounding. IJPC is the only publication that covers pharmaceutical compounding topics relevant and necessary to empower pharmacists to meet the needs of today's patients. No other publication features hands-on, how-to compounding techniques or the information that contemporary pharmacists need to provide individualized care.

Each issue includes peer-reviewed scientific articles, articles on pertinent topics, informational and professional articles, calculations, and other departments relevant to the practice of compounding. Articles and manuscripts are reviewed by pharmacy practitioners, academicians and scientists, as well as by others with expertise in various specialties.

The International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding is indexed by the International Pharmaceutical Abstracts,the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature print index and database, the Chemical Abstracts Service, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases including EMBASE, EMNursing, Compendex, GEOBASE, Mosby Yearbooks and Scopus, the world’s largest abstract and indexing database of scientific and social sciences literature with more than 8 million users at more than 500 institutions worldwide.

Manuscripts published in the International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding are read and researched worldwide.

IJPC has been recognized with the following awards:

  • Houston International Association of Business
  • Communicators Award of Merit in Magazine Design
  • Houston Society for Technical Communication Distinguished Award for Technical Publications, Art & Online Competition
  • International Society for Technical Communication Excellence Award for Technical Publications, Art & Online Competition


Loyd V. Allen, Jr., Ph.D., R.Ph., FAPhA, FACA, FIACP


Diane Boomsma, Pharm.D., FIACP
Lancaster, PA, USA

Marianna Foldvari, Ph.D., R.Ph.
University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Peter R. Ford, B.S.Pharm., FACA, FIACP
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Paul F. Grassby, Ph.D., MRPharmS
Dublin, Ireland

Hetty A. Lima, R.Ph., FASHP
Chicago, IL, USA

Dave Mason, D.Ph., FIACP
Edmond, OK, USA

John Preckshot, R.Ph., FIACP
Peoria, IL, USA

Lawrence A. Trissel, B.S., R.Ph., FASHP
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA

David J. Woods, Mpharm, MRPharmS, FHPA
Dunedin, New Zealand