• The Benefits of Using Compounded Dermatology Medications

    Your skin is as unique as you are. From the bottom of your feet to the top of your scalp, the variances in your skin’s composition could be as different as a desert is toa tropical forest. Each part of your body is like its own separate ecosystem with variedmoisture…

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  • Compounding for Erectile Dysfunction

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 49% of Canadian men ages 40 and over.  Like the rest of the ageing body, the muscle tone of the penis may decrease with age, but ED may be a result of other health issues such as diabetes, low testosterone, enlarged prostate and high blood…

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  • Topical Compounding to Treat Tendonitis

    Tendonitis occurs when a tendon – the thick cord that connects a muscle to a bone – becomes inflamed or irritated. It most commonly happens to tendons in the shoulder, thigh, knee, wrist, elbow, thumb and the ankle. Most injuries are a result of overuse of muscles during sports, and…

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  • Compounding and Adrenal Fatigue

    Adrenal fatigue, also known as the 21st Century Stress Syndrome, is one of the most pervasive and undiagnosed health conditions affecting people today. Our bodies are equipped with adrenal glands, located right above our kidneys, to respond to normal stressors in life. Adrenal glands release hormones, such as adrenalin and…

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  • Compounding and Unavailable Medications/Drug Shortages/Discontinued Medications

    Medications may be commercially unavailable for a variety of reasons, the most common being that they are back-ordered due to a manufacturing problem and discontinued due to decreased usage or reduced profits. Sometimes only certain strengths and dosage forms of a particular drug, or specific combinations are discontinued.  Drugs can…

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  • Compounding and Allergies

    Often times, a patient requiring a particular medication to treat an illness or condition will not be able to take mass-produced medications available in the drugstore in their standard form. One of the more common reasons why some patients can’t take their prescribed medications is due to allergies. That’s where…

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  • How Compounding can help with Pain Management

    Pain is one of the most common symptoms for which people seek medical help.  Pain can easily become chronic pain, which can be even more difficult to treat.  Pharmaceutical compounding gives patients personalized options for their pain medication, which is particularly useful since the experience of pain and its treatment…

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  • The Benefits of Pediatric Compounding for Children

    Despite efforts made by commercially-made medications, we often encounter problems with administering medications to children. Some medications taste bad, some medications are too large, and some medications are only made in one form. Some children may have an allergic reaction or intolerance to one of the ingredients in the medication.…

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