June 13, 2017

Customized Medications

Compounding is the art and science of preparing customized medications in the best strength and dosage form for each individual. Compounded medications can solve problems that don’t respond to commercially available drugs.

Due to stability concerns and the cost of stocking and distributing numerous formulations of each drug, medications are manufactured in a limited number of strengths and dosage forms that will satisfy the needs of most patients. Using pharmaceutical grade chemicals and specialized equipment not found in most pharmacies, we can compound medications in doses and dosage forms that are not commercially available.

We can compound medications into cosmetically appealing topical or transdermal creams and gels, sprays, and powders. Chemicals from FDA-inspected facilities can be utilized to enhance the absorption of topically applied medications.

Oral dosage forms such as lozenges, lollipops and suspensions can be flavored for each individual. Compatible drugs can be combined into a single dosage form to simplify a medication administration schedule and improve compliance and outcomes. We commonly prepare unique formulations that physicians request to meet specific needs of their patients, or “tried and true” formulas acquired during medical training. Our goal is to optimize the care of every patient. Bring us your medication problems!

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