Learn more what is compounding and how it creates customized compounding medication.

What is Compounding

content imageCompounding is the art and science of making customized medications for patients. This practice is mainly perform by a licensed pharmacist. They alter, combine and mix ingredients to create medications based on the unique needs of individual patients.

The following forms of medication can be made using compounding:

  • Suspensions
  • Injectables
  • Tablets and Capsules
  • Creams or Lotions
  • Lozenges
  • Dosage-Specific Medication
  • Suppositories
  • Sterile Products

Benefits of compounding:

1. Easier for patients who have difficulty swallowing a tablet.

2. Gives physician a way to provide customized medication treatment to patient.

3. Alternatives can be provided for patients who have allergies in certain ingredients.

4. Medication can be customized for pets.

Learn more about compounding by visiting Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA)’s page.

Talk to our pharmacists about compounding medication. You can reach us at 610-273-3900.