On average, Americans literally spend billions of dollars on medication every year. Some people have been gravitating toward alternative medication, which is a $34 billion a year industry alone, according to several studies and reports. If you or a loved one are in a tough position when it comes to medication cost, there are options available such as using an online pharmacy such as us here at The Compounding Pharmacy of America.
How Can Online Compounding Pharmacy Services Help You?
Since the introduction to internet many years ago, ecommerce has grown astronomically. There isn’t much that you can’t purchase with the click of the mouse.
Today, you can even purchase your medication online. There are several ways that using an online pharmacy can work to your advantage.
The first and perhaps the most important factor is cost. When purchasing medication in a retail environment, you are not just paying for the meds themselves. Every business has to make a profit. That is one of the reasons that prices for medication can fluctuate between vendors. When you purchase medication online, you are not paying the additional cost for the store front, the maintenance of the store front, the worker’s wages, etc. You are simply paying for what it is that you need.
The second benefit is that buying online saves time. Many large drug stores tell you to come back in a few hours after delivering your doctor’s orders. If the wait is shorter, you may opt to sit in the store. Both of these scenarios can prove to be inconvenient time wasters. Buying online allows you to log into a website at your leisure, place your order and wait for it to be delivered to your home. You also do not have to worry about the medication you need being out of stock.
Is Using an Online Compounding Pharmacy Safe?
When it comes to prescription medication, safety is always a concern. Using an online compounding pharmacy can prove to be safer than a retail store front. You still need to have a prescription in order to use this type of pharmacy service. However, with our compounding pharmacy, the medication can be custom made to your specific needs. That means that your order gets individualized attention. In a retail environment, you may have a handful of people trying to fill hundreds, maybe even thousands, of prescriptions before the store closes.
These are just a few of the things that make a compounding pharmacist the best choice for your medication needs.
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Chief Operating Officer, The Compounding Pharmacy of America
Matthew Poteet, Pharm.D. graduated with Honors from Lee University with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Science. After his undergraduate training, he completed the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy, graduating in 2004. Dr. Poteet has spent much of his pharmacy career on staff at two of the most prestigious academic teaching hospitals in the Southeast; Emory University in Atlanta and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. At these institutions he received extensive experience and training in sterile products compounding.
He returned home to East Tennessee in 2010, where he has held the position of Pharmacy Director at two sterile products pharmacies in Knoxville. Matthew lives in Knoxville with his wife, Chris. Dr. Poteet is Tennessee’s first Board Certified Anti-Aging Pharmacist by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.