Compounding for Dermatology: Customized Creams, Ointments, and More

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Customized Skin Medication

Compounding for Dermatology

Dermatology Compounding is customizing your medication for dermatological purposes, providing prescription grade solutions for skin conditions. In other words, compounding medicine personalized for the individual’s specific needs.

For a more detailed description of compounding in general, see our article here: What is Compounding? Top Benefits of Customized Rx Solutions | CCRx

Dosage Forms of Dermatology Compounding

The forms which compounded dermatological medicine is delivered include a variety of convenient and familiar mediums that patients can easily apply such as creams, ointments, foams, lip balms, gels, and more.

The specific form of medication that is prescribed depends on what your practitioner and personal situation requires.

Benefits of Compounding for Dermatology

Dermatology Compounding allows for formulations to be made at higher concentrations of key ingredients than over-the-counter options, which may not contain the strength needed for results.

On the other hand, compounded medications can be made for doses that are a lower concentrations for more sensitive skin, like for infant or children.

Conditions Treatable by Dermatology Compounding

Common dermatological conditions where compounding may have an impact on:

  • Acne
  • Aging and Wrinkles
  • Blisters
  • Diaper Rash
  • Eczema
  • Nail Fungus
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Scarring
  • Sunburns
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts

Ask your dermatologist or primary care physician and our pharmacists today to see if dermatology compounding is right for you.

A prescription is required for any compounded medications.

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