Compounding Information

What is Compounding?

Compounding combines an ageless art with the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, allowing specially trained professionals to prepare customized medications to meet each patient’s specific needs. Compounding is fundamental to the profession of pharmacy and was a standard means of providing prescription medications before drugs began to be produced in mass quantities by pharmaceutical manufacturers. Read More.

Hormone Therapy for Men

Symptoms of testosterone deficiency affect approximately 1 in 200 men and may include:
  • weakness
  • fatigue
  • reduced libido 
 

Hormone Therapy for Women

Structural differences exist between human, synthetic and animal hormones. In order for a replacement hormone to fully replicate the function of hormones which were originally naturally produced and present in the human body, the chemical structure must exactly match the original. Read More.

 

Adrenal Dysfunction/Thyroid Imbalance

Many patients have tried synthetic thyroid hormones, such as levothyroxine and liothyronine, and have found that Natural Thyroid is the only form that works adequately for them, reporting that they simply do not feel as well when they take levothyroxine alone or with liothyronine. Read More. 

Dentistry

We work together with dentists and their patients to solve problems using customized medications.Upon a prescription order, we can compound:
  • lip balms for viral lesions
  • topical muscle relaxants/analgesics

Dermatology

Our compounding professionals can prepare individualized therapies for a myriad of dermatologic problems. Compounding pharmacists continue to improve both the aesthetic and therapeutic aspects of customized medications, offering alternatives and advantages for dermatology. Read More.
   

Miscellaneous

Looking for compounding options not listed in the specialties provided? 

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Pain Management

Pain management is essential because even when the underlying disease process is stable, uncontrolled pain prevents patients from working productively, enjoying recreation, or taking pleasure in their usual roles in the family and society. Read More.
           

Palliative Care

Palliative Care is "the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment." The goal of palliative care is the achievement of the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Read More.
 

Pediatrics

We work together with practitioners, children, and their families to customize medications and meet specific needs.Children pose many challenges when it comes to medication: they may resist having to take a medication, dislike the taste or texture, have difficulty swallowing solid dosage forms, and are fearful of injections. Read More.

Podiatry

Podiatrists and other health care professionals encounter numerous problems that may be helped with compounded medications.
We commonly prepare unique formulations that prescribers develop to meet specific needs of their patient population, or "tried and true" formulas acquired during professional training. Read More.

Sports Medicine

Athletes, coaches, trainers, team physicians, physical therapists, and even the “weekend warrior” are faced with problems including inflammation and muscle spasms. We work together with these individuals and other health care professionals to customize medications which meet specific needs. Read More.
   

Veterinary

Pharmacists Helping Vets and Pets
Our specialty service should not be viewed as competition with local veterinarians; rather, compounding allows veterinarians to broaden their prescribing abilities and to offer [dosage] forms that are patient-specific in strength and formulation. Read More.
 

Wound Care

Per a prescription order, a formulation can be compounded to contain the proper combination of active ingredients, in the most appropriate base, to treat a specific type of wound. We customize medications to meet each individual’s specific needs. Read More. 

How to Write a Prescription for a Compounded Medication

Our Pharmacists will be happy to discuss formulations and answer any questions. Read More.