A Compounded Medication is a drug that is specifically prepared for you, based off a prescription from your physician. A LifeCare Pharmacist will mix different ingredients together to create an individualized medication for you, in a specific strength and dosage form.
Just like a Recipe for your favorite food, a prescription for a compounded medication- will include several parts that must be thoroughly and carefully combined, depending on how the prescription will be used.
Compounded Medications are uniquely made for you and your specific needs. Compounds can be customized to fit your needs. Custom strengths, and dosage forms can make a common medication easier to use. New ingredient combinations can also offer treatments that might not otherwise be readily available. .