At Pure Pharmacy, we offer all of the usual medications you might be prescribed, but we also offer our unique compounding services with many benefits:
What is Compounding?
Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of preparing customized medications for patients as well as animals.
Have you ever wished your child’s medication tasted better so that they would accept it without a fuss? Have you ever struggled to cut a prescription tablet in half because the pill wasn’t manufactured in the strength you required? Would you benefit from having multiple medications combined into one single does?
Compounding can provide a solution to these problems and make certain that all of your medication needs are met.
How Does Compounding Benefit You?
Working with your health care provider, our compounding pharmacists can:
- Alter the form of your medication to make it easier to use or ingest.
- Add flavour to your medication to make it more palatable.
- Adjust the strength of your medication so that it meets your specific needs.
- Combine medications into one, easy-to-use form.
- In some cases, formulate medications that are no longer available.
Can a Child or Elderly Person Take Compounded Medications?
Yes. Children and the elderly are very often the types of patients who benefit most from compounding. If prescribed by your healthcare provider, a compounding pharmacist can alter the strength of a medication or change the form so that it is easier to use. A compounder can also work with a physician and patient to select a flavour based on the patient’s preference.
Is Compounding Expensive?
Compounding may cost more or less than conventional medication. It depends on factors such as the type of ingredients and equipment required, as well as the time it takes the pharmacist to research and prepare the medication.
Do Doctors Know about Compounding?
Prescription compounding is becoming more well-known, but some doctors may not realize the extent of its resurgence. Ask your physician about compounding, or get in touch with us directly for help — check for a location near you.
Does Compounding Sound Right for You?
We’re Your Hub of Health and we’re ready to help. Ask your healthcare provider, or come talk to a Pure Pharmacist about the value of compounded medications today.