Compounding is the science of preparing personalized medicines for patients. Compounded prescriptions have ingredients mixed together in the exact strength and dosage required by the patient. This allows us to prepare medications to meet unique patient and physician needs. For our patients with allergies, we are able to compound medicines without those ingredients. This allows us to create products that can be sugar-free, dye-free, lactose-free, gluten-free and preservative-free.
Compounding also allows us to replicate products that are no longer manufactured or put medicine in a liquid form for people who can not swallow pills. We have various forms of compounded medicines including suckers, ointments, troches, suppositories, and capsules. We can compound medicines for a number of different applications such as pain management, hormone replacement, pediatric needs, and veterinary medicine.
At Harlem Pharmacy, we strive for the highest product standards. Our pharmacist has 30 years of compounding experience. As members of PCCA (Professional Compounding Centers of America), we use only pharmaceutical grade products that are tested for potency.