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Examples Of Compounded Pain Medications

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Examples Of Compounded Medication

At Pace Pharmacy, we specialize in the art of compounding, creating customized medication formulations tailored to the individual needs of each patient. Compounded medications offer a personalized approach to treatment, addressing specific patient requirements that cannot be met by off-the-shelf drugs. Our expertise allows us to prepare a wide range of compounded medications, from topical and transdermal gels to oral solutions and more, ensuring that every patient receives the most appropriate dosage form, medication, and strength.

All formulations of compounded medication are customized per prescription to meet the unique needs of each patient. Please call us, or have your doctor call us to discuss the dosage form, medication, and strength which are most appropriate.Some common examples:

  • Ketoprofen topical or transdermal gel
  • Ketamine transdermal gel
  • Ketamine/Ketoprofen/Gabapentin transdermal gel
  • Lidocaine/Prilocaine topical gel
  • Triple-Anesthetic gel – benzocaine/lidocaine/tetracaine (“BLT”)
  • Gabapentin/Clonidine in PLO (Pluronic Lecithin Organogel)
  • Piroxicam tablet triturates
  • Ibuprofen suppositories
  • Ketoprofen/Cyclobenzaprine topical gel
  • Diclofenac in PLO gel
  • Baclofen or Cyclobenzaprine Gel
  • Amitriptyline / Clonidine Gel
  • Lidocaine Topical Spray
  • And many more!

What Are Compounded Prescriptions?

Compounded prescriptions are customized medication formulations prepared by our pharmacists to suit the unique needs of a patient. Unlike standard medications, compounded prescriptions can vary in strength, dosage form, flavour, and exclude potential allergens, providing solutions for patients with specific health conditions, allergies, or preferences.

What Do Compounding Pharmacists Do?

Compounding pharmacists at Pace Pharmacy play a critical role in personalized medicine. They prepare custom medications by altering, combining, or creating a pharmaceutical product to fit the unique needs of a patient. This process involves carefully selecting the active and inactive ingredients and utilizing specialized techniques to ensure the final product meets the prescribed requirements for efficacy, safety, and patient acceptance.

Does a Compounding Pharmacist Have Special Training?

Yes, compounding pharmacists undergo special training beyond traditional pharmacy education. This training equips them with the knowledge and skills required to prepare compounded medications safely and effectively. They learn about the chemistry of compounding, the use of specialized equipment, and the regulations governing compounded medications, ensuring they can provide high-quality, personalized care to each patient.

Which Prescriptions Shouldn't Be Compounded?

Compounding Pills

Not all medications should be compounded. Certain drugs, particularly those requiring complex manufacturing processes or those with narrow therapeutic indices, are best left to large-scale manufacturers due to the precision required in their formulation. At Pace Pharmacy, we adhere to strict guidelines to determine which prescriptions can be safely compounded, prioritizing patient safety and treatment efficacy.

How to Make a Request Through Our Compounding Pharmacy

Patients or practitioners can initiate a compounding request by contacting Pace Pharmacy directly. We encourage a collaborative approach, where we discuss the patient’s specific needs, including the desired medication, dosage form, and any unique requirements. Our team is ready to guide you through the process, ensuring your prescription is compounded to meet your exact needs.

For any inquiries about our compounding services or to discuss a specific compounding need, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team at Pace Pharmacy is dedicated to providing personalized care and is equipped to answer your questions and support your health journey through customized compounding solutions.

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