What is Compounding?

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Simply put, compounding is the art and science of creating personalized medication. We take individual ingredients and mix together the exact strength and dosage required by the patient and prescriber. Unlike manufactured medications, where there are only a few different dosages strengths and forms, compounding allows for endless options.

Think about compounding’s history…

Back in the days of your great grandparents, nearly all prescriptions were compounded. It wasn’t until the 1950’s and 60’s that mass drug manufacturing began to rapidly grow. Pharmacists quickly changed their role from manufacturer to dispenser. Unfortunately pharmacists were no longer trained to compound medication. However, the “one-size-fits-all” nature of many mass-produced medications meant that some patients needs were not being met.
Fortunately, compounding has experienced resurgence as modern technology and innovation have allowed more pharmacists to customize medications to meet your specific needs.
We can help personalize medication for patients who need specific:

Dosage Forms
Ingredients excluded from medications due to allergies or other sensitivities
How Our Compounding Process Works
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