What is Compounding?

Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of preparing personalized medications for patients. Compounded medications are made based on a practitioner's prescription in which individual ingredients are mixed together in the exact strength and dosage form required by the patient. This method allows the compounding pharmacist to work with the patient and the prescriber to customize a medication to meet the patient’s specific needs. The benefits of compounding cannot be overstated. Through innovative techniques, compounding pharmacists can produce allergy-friendly and patient-friendly medications, making them easier to use. Compounding pharmacists can make formulations that are not available commercially in the form or strength needed by the patient. When it comes to medication, we understand that one size does not fit all.