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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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Integrative Medicine and Compounding

Integrative medicine developed as a way for physicians to combine different medical philosophies into one comprehensive medical practice. While there is debate as to what constitutes “alternative” or “conventional” medicine, integrative medicine generally seeks to combine accepted treatments with those that are not as well-studied. Integrative medicine’s goal is to provide medical treatments that consider the whole person. What is Integrative Medicine? Integrative medicine aims to combine medical practices from…
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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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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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Low Dose Naltrexone for Psoriasis

Currently there is no cure for psoriasis and treatment involves preventing and reducing the extent of flare-ups. Low dose naltrexone is a promising new treatment option for psoriasis. This non-toxic drug has been prescribed for many years to treat a variety of chronic conditions. Medications Available for Treating Psoriasis Commercially available medications for treating psoriasis include biologics, systemic medications like methotrexate, and topical creams. Topical creams are one of the…
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LDN for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Low dose naltrexone (LDN) is a treatment that is being studied for a variety of chronic conditions that affect inflammatory processes in the body. One chronic condition that LDN is being used to treat is rheumatoid arthritis, which affects more than 1.3 million Americans. While the clinical research for this particular application is preliminary, patients are already finding that regular treatment with LDN improves their rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Patient reports…
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Woodland Hills Pharmacy – Los Angeles Compounding Pharmacy

Our compounding pharmacy in Los Angeles, California serves physicians and patients with customized formulations made with high-quality ingredients. We ship medications directly to patients in the LA area and can often provide overnight delivery. Doctors and healthcare providers of all specialties consult with our pharmacy on compound formulations for their patients. Customized Ingredients We work with doctors to develop treatments that are customized to each individual patient’s needs. Many patients…
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Autism Medications from a Compounding Pharmacy

Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) most often involves behavioral therapy complemented by medicine. Drugs used to treat autism are usually prescribed off-label for hyperactivity, anxiety, and irritability. There are several medicines available, including glutathione and low dose naltrexone that have shown promise as effective treatments for autism and are also well-tolerated. While these medications have not undergone rigorous testing, small initial studies have recommended further research into their effectiveness. …
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What is LDN?

Key Points LDN is a lower dose of the FDA-approved drug naltrexone, which has been used for many years to treat opioid addiction. Evidence continues to grow that LDN can be an effective treatment for a variety of conditions including Crohn’s, lupus, fibromyalgia, and multiple sclerosis. LDN can only be obtained from a compounding pharmacy since the lower dosages of naltrexone are not FDA-approved. LDN Advantages Low cost: LDN is…
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Low Dose Naltrexone for Crohn’s Disease

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is a drug that can provide therapeutic benefits for many chronic conditions. LDN refers to a lower dose of the FDA-approved drug naltrexone – an opioid antagonist used to treat opioid addiction. Opioid antagonists have been shown to improve healing and tissue repair. LDN has both anti-inflammatory and immunological effects and is used by doctors to treat symptoms of inflammation throughout the body. Crohn’s disease has…
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