Low Dose Naltrexone for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Many chronic conditions can potentially benefit from the use of low dose naltrexone (LDN). We have already discussed some of these applications on our blog including psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. Recent studies have found positive results when LDN is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). For many patients, current treatments for IBD do not work or lose effectiveness over time. LDN was investigated as a long-term treatment option because…
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Top 5 Melasma Cream Ingredients

Melasma – an acquired condition that results in hypermelanosis of the skin – is a common condition among women that is notoriously difficult to treat. However, it is manageable and can be helped with the right topical treatment. While there is no cure for being susceptible to developing melasma, the appearance of hyperpigmentation can be reduced. This is accomplished through a combination of topical treatments and vigilant sun protection. Many…
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Compounding Pharmacy and Treating Mold Illness

The path from diagnose of a biotoxin illness through treatment and recovery can be a long and difficult one. Dr. Shoemaker’s discoveries in the late 1990s were the beginning of a wider recognition of CIRS and biotoxin-related health conditions. Over the years, many other doctors have added to the research and have improved treatment protocols. Despite this, there is widespread lack of acceptance of mold-related illnesses by the majority of…
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Melanage, Cosmelan MD, and Melasma Treatment

Melasma kits are sold under a variety of brand names but all have similar ingredients. These kits come with a combination of chemical peels, creams, and cleansers. A compounding pharmacy can make a melasma kit with the same ingredients but in unique combinations and higher strengths. Commercially Available Melasma Kits: Melanage and Cosmelan MD Combining multiple ingredients into one chemical peel is not new. These ingredients have been used by…
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What is a Compounding Pharmacy?

Before drugs were manufactured at a large scale, all pharmacies would have been considered compounding pharmacies. While patent medicines with their own unique branding and labels were available, the majority of prescriptions filled were made individually at the pharmacy. Today the local retail pharmacy you visit often does not offer compounding services at all. The role of compounding in the modern healthcare system has changed. The art of compounding has…
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What is the Best Numbing Cream for Permanent Eyeliner?

The best numbing cream for permanent eyeliner is one that is strong, does not run, and has a pH balanced so that it does not irritate the eyes. We have developed a numbing cream with benzocaine, lidocaine, and tetracaine that is stronger than topical anesthetics that are available over-the-counter. This numbing cream for permanent eyeliner requires a prescription and should only be applied by a trained professional. Why You Need…
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Where Can I Find a Compounding Pharmacy Near Me?

“Where can I find a compounding pharmacy near me?” and “Where is the nearest pharmacy?” These are questions patients frequently search for online. But do you need to find a compounding pharmacy near you? It may not always be necessary. A pharmacy that is near you may be able to offer the cheapest shipping options. However many pharmacies ship to multiple states and can offer affordable shipping – even across…
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Tranexamic Acid Applications

Tranexamic acid is antifibrinolytic medication that has numerous applications. It is primarily used to control bleeding – in particular heavy menstrual bleeding and bleeding associated with oral surgeries. First discovered in the 1960s, tranexamic acid is now included on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicines and is used regularly in clinics throughout the world. It is only recently that it has been recognized for its potential to save…
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Naltrexone for Weight Loss

A recently approved drug for weight loss called Contrave contains 8mg of the drug naltrexone combined with 90mg of bupropion (marketed on its own as Wellbutrin). Naltrexone was first approved in a dose of 50mg per day for helping opioid and alcohol addicts improve their chances of getting sober. The lower doses were proposed later by healthcare professionals who found that the drug could benefit a variety of other health…
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HCG Diet

The goal of the HCG diet is to “reset” the metabolism to encourage long-term weight loss. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG), a hormone naturally found in women in high levels during pregnancy, combined with a low calorie diet is thought to increase fat loss and loss of inches. The HCG Diet should only be done with medical supervision. Regular check-ins with a healthcare provider are required throughout the diet. What is…
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