Compounding

We electronically bill insurance for all compounded medications.


BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE THERAPY


WHAT IS A BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE?


“Bio-Identical” is a term used to describe a hormone that is absolutely identical in chemical structure to the analogous hormone produced by the human body.


WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF NATURAL HORMONES?


Bio-identical hormones are derived from sterol analogues found in many varieties of plants. These plant estrogens and progesterone-like compounds are transformed in the laboratory to their identical human hormones.


WHAT ARE THE TYPICALLY COMPOUNDED BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONES?


Estradiol - Estrone - DHEA - Progesterone - Testosterone - Pregnenolone


DO NATURAL HORMONES REQUIRE A PRESCRIPTION?


Yes. They must be ordered by a licensed physician or practitioner.


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PAIN MANAGEMENT


HOW CAN I CONTROL MY PAIN?


Westmoreland Pharmacy, in cooperation with your doctor, can devise a formula to help you manage the complications of your pain.


WHAT KIND OF PAIN ARE WE TALKING ABOUT?


Westmoreland Pharmacy can compound any formula for any type of pain. Some common pain management therapies are as follows:

* Transdermal treatments for neuropathy

* Transdermal anti-inflammatory agents

* Vaginal Pain

* Vulvadynia


WHAT CAN YOU DO TO MANAGE DIABETIC NEUROPATHY?


Westmoreland Pharmacy has several anti-inflammatory/naturopathic pain formulas available. The maximum effect may take 7-14 days, but compliance is crucial. Some patients may respond to the inflammatory pain formulas. All formulations are customized to meet each patient’s individual needs. The medications are prepared in a penetration enhancing transdermal PLO gel. It is also very important to be monitored by your physician so that adjustments to the formula can be made until the desired results are achieved.


WHAT COMPOUNDS ARE TYPICALLY USED IN THE NEUROPATHY AND INFLAMMATORY PAIN FORMULAS?


Ketamine, Ketoprofen, Gabapentin, Clonidine and Cyclobenzaprine just to name a few.

Last Updated: 12/5/2011
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