Author Archives: Compounding Pharmacy of America

The Benefits of Compounding Sports Meds into a Single Dose

The Benefits of Compounding Sports Meds into a Single Dose

Sports training and intense competitions put tremendous strain on the body. Sports injuries can also happen any time and impact an athlete’s ability to work out and compete – sometimes for long periods. Athletes in all sports need to pay just as close attention to their injuries and unique health concerns as they do to […]

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Do Pets Need Vitamins and Supplements?

Do Pets Need Vitamins and Supplements?

There are countless vitamins and nutritional supplements on the market for human consumption, but do pets need vitamins, too? It may surprise some owners to learn there is a wide variety of pet vitamins, pet supplements and other medications intended to enhance or fortify various bodily processes in pets. Just like supplements and vitamins intended […]

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Generic EpiPen Availability: How to Get the FDA-Approved Generic Epinephrine Shot

Generic EpiPen Availability: How to Get the FDA-Approved Generic Epinephrine Shot

In August, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new generic version of EpiPen, an epinephrine injector used to treat acute allergic reactions. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA is behind the new generic epinephrine injector and successfully developed two versions in 3 and 15 milligram strengths. The Need for Immediate Allergic Reaction Treatment Millions […]

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Compounding Pharmacy Shipping to Washington State

Compounding Pharmacy Shipping to Washington State

Do you live in the state of Washington, and have you been looking for customized medication solutions? For instance, does the dose of your medication seem inadequate, or do you hate the way you have to take the medication, such as the taste? The Compounding Pharmacy of America offers you a number of options to […]

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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Protecting Your Child’s Eyes

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Protecting Your Child’s Eyes

It’s August, and not only are your kids likely going back to school this month, but it’s also (by little coincidence) Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Prevent Blindness, a nationwide advocacy organization, first designated this month-long holiday, if you will, in 2014. Now is the time to get your children’s eyes checked before school […]

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What Are Statins: FAQs on Cholesterol Medications

What Are Statins: FAQs on Cholesterol Medications

You’ve probably heard this name recently in commercials or even in TV shows or movies: statins. The obvious question that follows is, “What are statins?” Statins are a class of medications that are typically prescribed for high cholesterol, although they do serve a few other purposes, which will we get to later. To find out […]

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Antibiotic Choices: Considerations for Antibiotic Types

Antibiotic Choices: Considerations for Antibiotic Types

Have you recently been prescribed an antibiotic for any reason? If you are like most people, you probably have never thought about the possible complications that can be caused by what is often considered a routine medication. Unfortunately, there are many issues you should consider before filling your antibiotic prescription at the local pharmacy. When […]

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Food-Drug Interactions: Foods that Affect the Way Medications Work

Food-Drug Interactions: Foods that Affect the Way Medications Work

Did you know that what you eat can affect the way your medications work? Many people have prescribed medications for everything from an illness to high blood pressure. These medications can each have an interaction with the foods you eat. Some foods can intensify or weaken the medications you take which can be harmful to […]

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Changes to Compounding Pharmacy Regulations Eyed by the FDA in 2018

Changes to Compounding Pharmacy Regulations Eyed by the FDA in 2018

Accuracy in drug prescriptions has become a priority in recent years, especially with the outbreak of prescription drug abuse. Because of this, more people are turning to compounding pharmacies to ensure that they are receiving the right amount and dosage of prescribed medication. It is in this light that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration […]

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Tips for Caring for Sick Pets: FAQs and Information on Medications for Pets

Tips for Caring for Sick Pets: FAQs and Information on Medications for Pets

People live with pets for different reasons. Many of them love the company in their home and treat them like members of the family. Aside from food, water, and shelter, pets also need special care when they get sick. Signs That Your Pet May Be Sick As our pets grow older, they develop diseases depending […]

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