What is Compounding

Compounding allows a practitioner to prescribe and a pharmacist to prepare customized medication that is not available commercially, or to meet a specific patient need and improve compliance.

More Flexibility with regard to dosage strength and route of administration is another benefit of compounded products. Concentration can be changed, and flavoring can disguise an unpleasant taste.

Medication can often be placed into a different dosage form that is more convenient to administer or may be better absorbed. Side effects such as GI distress can be eliminated by changing the route of administration.

Commercially Unavailable Products have often been removed from the market due to decreased drug utilization and declining manufacturing profits. However, there are often patients for whom this product is the best remedy, Using pharmaceutical-grade chemicals, a specially trained pharmacist with the proper equipment can compound prescription medication containing the same active ingredients.

Hospice, Geriatric and Pediatric patients often have unique needs, and we can provide specific solutions for their medication problems.


The Possibilities are Endless!

Last Updated: 8/22/2011
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