Pharmacy compounding may be done for medical reasons, such as to change the form of the medication from a solid pill to a liquid, to avoid a non-essential ingredient that the patient is allergic to, or to obtain the exact dosage specified by a prescribing doctor. It may also be done to improve the flavor of a medication or alter an undesirable texture.
Before mass production of medications became widespread, compounding was a routine activity among pharmacists. With an increased demand for personalized service and greater awareness of the potential side-effects of certain ingredients, compounding has seen renewed popularity. At Hurricane Family Pharmacy, we provide a full-range of compounding services to help you feel better about your pharmacy!