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Reasons to Use Compounded Topical Medicine for Pain Relief

When you have joint, muscle, or other pain, a compounding pharmacy can create medicated gels and creams that you apply directly on the places where you hurt. Here are four reasons why topical medications are a good option for pain relief. 1. Topical Medicines Reduce Use of Oral Opiates According to the CDC, from 1994 [...]

By |2019-04-12T14:13:26+00:00April 5th, 2019|News|

4 Things to Know About Dry, Irritated Skin in Winter

Does your skin become dry, flaky, and itchy in the winter months? You're in good company. People of all ages suffer from dry-skin issues even when they have no other skin problems. Here are four things you should know about dry skin in winter.   The Causes of Dry Skin in Winter The lack of [...]

By |2019-03-07T21:41:15+00:00March 7th, 2019|News|

Guide to Medication Compounding for Pet Owners

Pets need to take medication, just like people. Sometimes pets need their medications in a special form that can't be found on the pharmaceutical market. When this happens, some pet owners turn to medication compounding. Medication compounding is a good solution for pet owners who need to get their pet medication and meet their pet's [...]

By |2019-02-05T17:54:35+00:00February 5th, 2019|News|

How Compounding Pharmacies Help With Type 2 Diabetes Management

At any given time, nearly 10 percent of the US population is dealing with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes requires careful management and lifestyle changes. However, diabetes doesn’t affect everyone in the same way. In addition, people need individual care methods to control their diabetes. Compounding pharmacies are a good choice for delivering unique diabetes management solutions. [...]

By |2018-12-21T21:49:59+00:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Medicine for Kids: How Can a Compounding Pharmacy Help?

Many people need medicine, and medicines for children are especially important. As a parent, you try to make sure that your child gets the right dose of medication and that they take their dose each day. Sometimes children, especially young children or children with special needs, have a difficult time swallowing pills or even taking [...]

By |2018-11-05T20:40:12+00:00November 25th, 2018|News|

Children With Autism: Tips to Make Giving Medication Easier

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a condition that affects thousands of children across the United States. Children with autism can have specific sensory processing preferences, which can make daily living more difficult for them. They might be bothered by certain textures, tones, or colors, and they might prefer certain tastes and avoid things [...]

By |2018-11-06T22:04:25+00:00November 6th, 2018|News|

Home Health Care: Basic Guidelines for Medication Safety

Many people receive health care in their own homes. Some have illnesses or conditions that keep them homebound. Others live in rural areas where access to local offices or hospitals is limited. Still others pay for private treatment in order to receive care in their own home. Sometimes, family members receive some training to administer [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:28:46+00:00September 30th, 2018|News|

4 Reasons to Treat Wounds With Topical Compounded Medicines

In the U.S., over six million people suffer from chronic wounds that don't heal properly. The economic impact of treating chronic wounds is over 25 billion dollars per year. Patients also suffer from acute wounds that need immediate treatment with medicines. Compounding pharmacies make custom drug treatments that you apply directly to acute and chronic wounds. Here [...]

By |2018-09-04T20:54:07+00:00September 4th, 2018|News|

4 Ways Your Compounding Pharmacy Helps You Travel With Medication

Stress-tree travel takes organization and planning. Stress-free travel with prescription medications takes a firm knowledge of laws both here and abroad. Learn four ways that your compounding pharmacist can assist you with travel regulations if you are traveling out of the country.   1. Your Compounding Pharmacist Provides Compliant, Sturdy Labels To travel legally with [...]

By |2018-08-01T22:30:27+00:00August 1st, 2018|News|

Compounded Medications for the Elderly

Your use of medications may increase as you get older and need to take medicine for more than one health issue. Therefore, if you need customized medications, pharmaceutical compounding can benefit you. Before you choose a pharmacy, consider the following factors which can make compounded medications a viable alternative for your individual medication needs. [...]

By |2018-05-02T16:17:21+00:00June 2nd, 2018|News|