A compounding pharmacy is a type of pharmacy that specializes in creating customized medications to meet the unique needs of individual patients. Compounding pharmacies prepare medications by combining specific ingredients in the exact strength and dosage form required by the patient, which can be useful for people who have difficulty taking commercially available medications.
Any animal can benefit from compounded medications. Dogs, cats, horses, and exotic pets are the most common animals that receive compounded medications.
There are a wide variety of medications that can be compounded, including:
These are just a few examples of the types of medications that we can compound. The possibilities are virtually endless, and we can work closely with doctors and patients to develop customised medications that meet specific needs.
Yes, most likely a prescription from a Prescriber or veteranina is required to order compounded medications.
The time it takes to prepare a compounded medication can vary depending on the complexity of the medication and the availability of the necessary ingredients. Our Compounding pharmacy usually require 12-24 hours to prepare a non-complex product.
Compounded medications are shipped in compliance with state and federal regulations, which may vary by state. Please speak to our Team to discuss in more details.
Compounded medications for are generally safe when prepared by a reputable compounding pharmacy that follows strict quality control standards. However, as with any medication, there is a potential risk of adverse effects, so it is important to follow the instructions provided by your doctor and the compounding pharmacy.
Usually, a prescriber will issue a prescription for patients which can then be submitted to our pharmacy. If your doctor issues a repeat on the prescription, we can keep this on file and can be contacted when the repeat is required to be filled. A repeat will only be filled when it is requested by a patient.
Our team will usually request payment in advance of shipment.
Expiry dates, also known as beyond use dates (BUD), are often shorter when the medication has been compounded. For specific expiry dates please contact our team on 02 9066 8792.