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The United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF) is a combination of the two compendia containing standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, biologics, compounded preparations, medical devices, dietary supplements, and other therapeutics.

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  1. Create a USP Access Point account using your UB email.
  2. On the registration page, when asked for a "subscription key", leave the answer blank.
  3. Check your UB email for a verification link to complete the registration process. 
  4. An additional video tutorial is available if you are having trouble navigating Access Point.

Dates Covered

The USP–NF is updated three times a year in November, February, and June.

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