Q. What is compounding?
Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of preparing customized medications for patients. Its practice dates back to the origins of pharmacy. Within the last two decades, though, compounding has experienced a resurgence , as modern technologies have allowed pharmacists to customize medications to meet specific patient needs.
Q. What kinds of prescriptions can be compounded?
Almost any kind. They are ideal for any patient requiring a unique dose.
Q. Is compounding expensive?
Compounding may or may not cost more than conventional medications. It costs depends on the type of dosage form and equipment required.
Q. Is compounding legal? Is it Safe?
Compounding has been part of healthcare since the origins of pharmacy, and is used widely today in all areas of the industry. The Food and Drug Administration has stated that compounded prescriptions are both ethical and legal as long as they are prescribed by a licensed practitioner and compounded by a licensed pharmacy.
Q. Is compounding right for you?
Speak with your physician or pharmacist today about the benefits of compounding