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What is Compounding?

Compounding is an ancient art of customizing medications tailored to patients' specific needs.  Compounders are often referred as "Problem Solvers."  The pharmacists work closely through an essential triad relationships with the patient, pharmacist, and physician.  It is regulated by Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

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Reasons for Compounding

  • Improve patient compliance

  • Allergies to preservatives, dyes, filler of commercially available products

  • Dosage form and strength unavailable

  • Flavoring to make medicine more palatable

  • Unique delivery systems: sub-lingual, troche or lozenge, cream or gel, suppositories and capsules

  • Difficulty in swallowing can be solved with suspension or liquid

Compounding Types

  • Infertility

  • Nausea and Vomiting

  • Postpartum Needs

  • Motion Sickness

  • Neonatal Needs

  • Bio-identical Hormone  Replacement Therapy (HRT)

  • Chronic Diaper Rash

  • Scars and Keloid

  • Flavoring

  • Nail Fungus

  • Chronic ear Infections

  • Cancer Treatment

  • Attention Deficit

  • Chronic Pain

  • Neuropathies

  • Acne

  • Hemorrhoids

  • Autistic Spectrum

  • Exercises/Sport Injuries

  • Warts

  • Arthritis Disorders

  • Wrinkles and Age Spots

  • Medicine for Pets

  • Wound Therapy

  • Oral Lesions

  • Hospice Needs

  • Dental Needs

  • Breathing Disorders

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