Compounding is the process used by pharmacists to formulate special medication for patients. Some of these medications may not be commercially available or have limited dosage and in-take types available to customers. Compounding also allows ingredients to be customized or substituted in case the patient has allergic reactions to the drug that is commercially sold.
For you to know more about Compounding, here are some questions and answers about the topic.
World standards in medication have been set and generalized, claiming that it suits the majority. However, there is a minority need that has to be recognized as well. At 4th Avenue Pharmacy, we allow health practitioners to prescribe the medication that suits the patient best, addressing their special health conditions and aiding them with medication via prescription compounding.
Compounding costs are dependent on the dosage form, ingredients, manner of preparation and equipment required. For transparency, we present you with the breakdown of expenses. We will also coordinate with your physician in the process. Rest assured that compounding is affordable and has proven beneficial for many of our clients.
Compounding services are both safe and legal only if they are prescribed by a licensed health practitioner and compounded by a licensed pharmacist from 4th Avenue Pharmacy.
To begin enjoying compounding services, you need to have an authorization from your physician. Your doctor can indicate this in your prescription: dosage, active ingredient, flavor, etc.
Our specialized compounding services include Special Gels & Lollipops, Suppositories, Pain Management, Customized Flavoring, Allergy and Dye-Free Medication, Children’s Medication, Sports Medicine, Hormonal Therapy, and Veterinary Compounding.