Managing family illnesses

5 Signs You Should Try a Compounding Pharmacy

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At a compounding pharmacy, the pharmacists actually put together the medication on site. You bring in a prescription from your healthcare provider and then, rather than scooping the medication into a bottle, your pharmacist creates the medication on site. Sometimes, you can get these services at a traditional pharmacy, but often you will need to go to a special compounding pharmacy. Wondering if compounding is right for you? Here are five signs you should try it: Read More»

Answers to Some Commonly Asked Questions About a Compounding Pharmacy

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When your doctor gives you a prescription, you may go to a pharmacy and get it filled without much thought. A compounding pharmacy is a pharmacy that makes medicines from scratch rather than dispensing factory-produced medicines as you would find with a standard pharmacy. There are many advantages to such a pharmacy; note a few of those here and some questions you might have about using one so you can discuss this choice with your doctor if needed. Read More»