How can a compounding pharmacy help you?
If this is your first time to use a compounding pharmacy, you probably have many questions. We are available to answer your questions individually, but below are some of the most frequently asked questions.
What kind of prescriptions can be compounded?
Almost any kind. Compounded prescriptions are ideal for any patient requiring unique dosages and/or delivery devices, which can take the form of solutions, suppositories, sprays, oral rinses, or lollipops. Compounding applications can include bio-identical hormone replacement therapy, veterinary, hospice, pediatric, dental, otic, dermatology, medications flavor, chronic pain management neuropathies, sports medicine, infertility, wound therapy, podiatry, and gastroenterology?
Do I need a prescription for compound drugs?
Yes, a prescription is required for compounded medications.
Are compounded prescriptions covered by insurance?
Most prescriptions are covered by insurance. Once your prescription is sent in a representative will contact you to get the information necessary to attempt billing prescription insurance.
Can any doctor write a prescription for compounded drugs?
Only a USA licensed physician, nurse practitioners, or physician's assistant can write a prescriptions in certain situations dentists, orthodontist and midwives can write prescriptions.
Is compounding safe?
Compounding has been part of healthcare since the origins of pharmacy, and is widely used to today in all areas of the industry, from hospitals to nuclear medicine. Over the last decade, compounding’s resurgence has largely benefited from advances in technology, quality control and research methodology. The Food and Drug Administration has tested that compounded prescriptions are both ethical and legal as long as they are prescribed by a licensed practitioner for a specific patient and compounded by a licensed pharmacy. In addition, compounding is regulated by state boards of pharmacy.
Is custom compounding right for me?
Each compound medications is formulated specific to you as an individual patient. Since you health is important to our pharmacy staff we will be happy to discuss any information about your prescription. The information is often covered and includes the advice ingredients, what to expect and we answer many other questions. Call us today if you have questions about your prescription.
When could I expect to feel results from bio identical hormone therapy?
Results are different for each individual. Some patients feel a difference within days. For most patients, however, the process takes 3-6 months to establish a natural balance in hormone levels.