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What is the Best ED Cream?

Despite the prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED), and the large market for oral medications to treat it, there are still not many commercially available topical creams.  A cream for ED that is widely available from a manufacturer would likely be popular in the U.S. if it were marketed here. However, as of right now, there are few topical alternatives to oral ED medications. While orally administered sildenafil and tadalafil are…
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Topical Antifungals

Topical antifungals are used for treating a variety of conditions affecting the skin, nails, mouth, ears, and more. As fungal infections of these areas are common, topical antifungals are some of the most frequently prescribed compounded medications. There are several antifungals that have been available commercially for many years. Nystatin, for example, was first discovered in the 1950s. However the dosage strengths and methods of administration can often be limited.…
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Nystatin Oral Suspension

Nystatin oral suspension may be used to treat fungal infections of the mouth and esophagus. Fungal infections are common in patients with compromised immune systems and they frequently occur after treatment courses of antibiotics. They may be found when an individual has dentures, suffers from diabetes or anemia, uses inhaled corticosteroids, or smokes. Currently, commercially available versions of nystatin oral suspension are experiencing manufacturer shortages. Until the shortages are resolved,…
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Woodland Hills Pharmacy Now Offers Universal Claims Forms

Woodland Hills Pharmacy is offering universal claims forms to patients. As any patient who has been prescribed a compounded medication understands, getting coverage for prescriptions can be difficult. Insurance companies continue to deny reimbursement for compounded medications that patients need. Woodland Hills Pharmacy hopes that by offering the universal claims forms for compounded medications, more patients will be able to obtain reimbursement through their insurance company. The universal claims form…
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LDN for Dermatological Conditions

It seems that new research demonstrating the benefits of daily low dose naltrexone (LDN) usage is published every month. Recently there have been case studies and reports showing that LDN may an effective treatment for dermatological conditions. A majority of existing treatments for these conditions are topical, making LDN a unique oral option that is non-toxic and can be used on a daily basis. LDN and Dermatology LDN (low-dose naltrexone)…
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Mold Illness and Remediation

What is mold and what are its effects on the body? There are various misconceptions about mold, its types, and its effects. Mold is a type of fungus that includes a large variety of species. Most kinds of mold can be distinguished from other fungi by the soft, fuzzy appearance on the surface. This is caused by the networking of hyphae that connect the organism and distinguish mold from other…
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Thyroid Problems in Women

While thyroid problems can affect anyone, they are more common in women than in men. The symptoms of thyroid disorders in women often appear after menopause or after a pregnancy. Because thyroid hormone plays an essential role throughout the body, especially in metabolism, an imbalance can cause a variety of symptoms. The thyroid gland plays a role in regulating a woman’s menstrual cycle and in providing a baby with thyroid…
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Nasal Drug Delivery

Nasal drug delivery is one of the more overlooked methods of drug administration. Research is just starting to catch up to the widespread prescribing of nasal sprays by physicians. The nasal sprays most patients will be familiar with are things like decongestants for cold symptom relief and antihistamines for relief of allergy symptoms. However there are many other conditions that can be treated with nasally administered medications. History of Nasal…
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The Best Treatment for Warts

Warts are a difficult to treat skin condition that affects many individuals at some point in their life. A wart is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), and is a contagious skin condition. There are a few treatments that are available that work, but not 100% of the time. No wart treatment works for every patient, but some work more consistently than others. The best treatment for warts is one…
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How Do Topical Anesthetics for Dental Treatments Work?

One of the formulations we consistently receive requests for is high-powered topical anesthetic gels. There are numerous numbing gels used by dentists for numbing prior to routine dental care, oral surgery, and orthodontic procedures. How do numbing gels work though, and why are some formulations more effective than others? Anesthetics Designed for Topical Use A topical anesthetic is not just an injectable anesthetic applied without a needle. Unlike an injected…
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