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Dermatology Compounding

Products that Are Not Commercially Available Dermatologists are frequent prescribers of compounded creams. There are many combinations of ingredients that can be made by a compounding pharmacy that are not commercially available. Higher-strength ingredients can be used including in hydroquinone creams and chemical peels.  Medications that have been discontinued, are experiencing shortages, or are not available in the United States can all be made by a compounding pharmacy with the…
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Colloidal Silver and EDTA vs. BEG Nasal Spray

Colloidal silver nasal spray with EDTA is becoming more frequently prescribed than BEG nasal spray for treating chronic sinusitis from MARCoNS. BEG nasal spray has long been a first-line treatment for treating chronic sinusitis experienced by individuals exposed to environments where toxic mold is present. The recent switch to colloidal silver combined with EDTA from BEG nasal spray has been advanced by leading figures in the field of biotoxin illness…
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Gout Pain Creams

Gout is a kind of arthritis that causes severe and sudden pain, swelling, and redness around joints. It most frequently occurs at the joint near the base of the big toe and causes extreme sensitivity to touch or weight along with decreased range of motion. The pain and inflammation of gout is caused by a buildup of urate crystals around the joint that results from high blood levels of uric…
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Diabetic Neuropathy Pain Management

The most common cause of peripheral neuropathy in all patients is diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy can result in pain and numbness in the legs and arms, hypoglycemia unawareness, difficulty standing and sitting, along with many other symptoms. The best way to treat and prevent diabetic neuropathy is to effectively manage blood sugar levels. While working on managing diabetes, there are multiple treatments available from a compounding pharmacy to provide symptomatic relief…
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Dry Mouth Treatment

Dry mouth (xerostomia) is a common condition that has multiple possible causes. It results from either a decrease in the production of saliva or a change in saliva’s composition. Dry mouth is frequently associated with the use of certain medications and is common in patients undergoing radiation therapy. Individuals with Sjogren’s syndrome have chronic dry mouth that requires long-term care. Compounded treatments include a topical dry mouth spray that can…
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Hydroquinone for Melasma

Hydroquinone for Melasma Melasma is difficult to treat condition with no cure but there are several treatment options available that can reduce its appearance. The mainstay treatment for melasma is prescription hydroquinone cream. Topical treatments are generally the most effective way to treat melasma. They have fewer side effects than systemic medications and are applied directly to the areas of concern. The topical hydroquinone for melasma that is available commercially…
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What is the Best Numbing Cream for Laser Hair Removal?

Laser hair removal continues to be a popular cosmetic treatment for both women and men. Even with the increased use of Botox, fillers, laser resurfacing, and skin tightening devices, laser hair removal is still the most frequently requested treatment. While usually not as painful as something like laser resurfacing or a deep chemical peel, laser hair removal can still be uncomfortable. Many individuals having laser hair removal request a numbing…
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Alternative to Alvogyl for Dry Socket Treatment

Alveolar osteitis, also referred to as dry socket, is one of the most common complications after a tooth extraction. Using a medicated treatment after extraction can decrease the dry socket rate. One treatment for dry socket is Alvogyl, which is a resorbable paste that contains a combination of eugenol, butamben, and iodoform. We offer a dry socket paste that is a compounded alternative to Alvogyl with a higher-strength anesthetic. What…
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Colloidal Silver Spray

Colloidal Silver Spray for Biotoxin Illness Silver has been used for hundreds of years to treat infections and prevent the spread of bacteria. The toxicity of silver to human cells is low compared to its toxicity to bacterial cells which makes it especially effective. Until recently, hospitals in the United States put silver eye drops in infants’ eyes to prevent conjunctivitis. It is still used in hospitals in everything from…
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Dental Anesthetic Gels – Instructions and Safety

Our topical anesthetic gels including TAC 20 alternate, Profound, and BTT 12.5 are popular with dentists in multiple specialties. Since these products are all compounded, they are not FDA-approved. Without clinical trials and studies that demonstrate the efficacy and safety of particular dosages, most dentists rely on their experience and the advice of their peers when using compounded products. However there are general guidelines that can be used for applying…
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