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Prescription Compounding Pharmacy for Medication Product

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PODIATRY (Foot & Ankle Medication Compounding)

Podiatry medication(Foot & Ankle Medication Compounding) is a kind of treatment which helps in curing pain by diagnosing problems related to the foot, ankle, heel, toes, and knee a leg. A leg helps carry your weight and balance, and its care is an important aspect in your overall well being. That is why, when it comes to the leg, one has to be careful with all the medications and precautions. Compounding is a mixture of science and art which helps in researching and diagnosing a persons body and then creating a cure or podiatry medicine online based on the persons individual need of his/ her body and nutrition. Regular off-the-shelf medications are not custom made for you but Compounding solutions are!

We as Podiatry compounding pharmacy, commonly prepare unique formulations that prescribers develop to meet specific needs of their patient population, or "tried and true" formulas acquired during professional training. Penetrant enhancers can be added to improve the extent of absorption of topically applied medications. Numerous compatible medications can be combined into a single dosage form for ease of administration. Also, a synergistic effect can be achieved when certain medications are used concomitantly.

Podiatry compounds can help with the following:

  • Anti-Fungal therapy
  • Arthritis/Inflammation
  • Athletes Foot
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Bunions
  • Inflammation or pain
  • Nail Infection/Removal
  • Plantar Warts
  • Wound healing or circulation improvement

How does compounding work?

Compounding pharmacies can produce unique dosage forms based on patient preferences and/or restrictions. Examples include dye-free, preservative-free, alcohol-free, and/or sugar-free forms of medications.

Many compounds are specialized medication combinations or liquid or cream forms of products that are not otherwise commercially available.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Compounding?

In general, compounding is a practice in which a licensed pharmacist, upon a physicians’ prescription order, combines, mixes, or alters ingredients of a drug to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient.

A health care provider will prescribe a compounded drug when commercially available products do not meet your needs. Preparing a paste or suspension from crushed tablets is one example of compounding. Likewise, adding flavoring to medication is also compounding.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a prescription order from a physician is required for the pharmacist to compound your medication to meet your specific needs.

Are compounded prescriptions covered by insurance?

Some health insurance plans cover compounded medications. Check with your insurance company to see if you have coverage. Many pharmacies are able to bill insurance companies directly for compounded medications. If unable to bill your insurance company, you may submit a claim form to your insurance company to reimburse you directly. Depending on the nature of the product, these medications may be just as affordable as your conventional prescriptions.

How does my medical provider play a role in compounding?

Many medical providers are aware of the practice of compounding, and they may work with your local compounding pharmacy to provide the right medication for you. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor today if you feel that a compounded prescription may be a better way to manage a health condition for you or your family member.

Does a compounding pharmacist have special training?

All pharmacists are taught in pharmacy school how to properly compound medications, and many compounding pharmacists have advanced training after pharmacy school graduation. Compounding pharmacists utilize their unique pharmacy skills, knowledge, and creativity to work with you and your prescriber to prepare medication in a dosage form that has been customized to your particular needs.

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