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Beyond Use Dating (BUD)

2019-07-24T18:18:36+00:00August 8th, 2019|Blog|

Does Your Baloney or Milk Know When it’s Supposed to “go bad”? Many people have serious allergies to relatively common substances - peanuts, tree nuts, gluten, and insect stings are among the most common. In just a few minutes a victim will experience a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction, which can escalate quickly. This is [...]

Supplements Used by The Compounder

2019-08-22T16:29:57+00:00July 30th, 2019|Blog|

What Supplements Do I Use? Daily: MITOCORE There is substantial evidence that our food supply is deficient in many nutrients. I’ve selected this product because it delivers more than just the standard vitamins and minerals and it provides key micronutrients to optimize daily nutritional intake. MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) is a naturally occurring compound that provides a [...]

Aminopyridine: Commercial Version vs. Compounded

2019-07-08T18:14:03+00:00July 16th, 2019|Blog|

QUESTION: I take 20 to 25 mg of compounded 4 ap for my sporadic episodic cerebellar ataxia. Most research indicates upper limits of 20 to 25 mg. Your ramping schedule goes up to 40 mg. I would appreciate the information I can share with my neurologist about the research you used to arrive at your [...]

African Swine Fever, Hogs, and Thyroid

2019-05-01T14:04:48+00:00May 6th, 2019|Blog|

There’s an enormous outbreak of African Swine Fever among Chinese hogs, and it’s disrupting global grain, meat, and financial markets in profound ways. China, which produces about half the world’s pork, has seen its biggest ever drop in the number of hogs over the past few months. The country’s productive herds slumped 21 percent in [...]

Topical LDN (Low Dose Naltrexone)?

2019-04-29T21:46:35+00:00April 29th, 2019|Blog|

Larry was asked: Is there any evidence that a topical formulation of low dose naltrexone is effective for pain control? I have severe scoliosis and osteoporosis and multiple blown out discs and compression fractures. I'm on no oral pain meds. Have a compounded pain cream with tetracaine, Flexeril, Robaxin, diclofenac, gabapentin, and clonidine which takes [...]

Synapsin

2019-07-24T18:20:52+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Blog|

SYNAPSIN NASAL SPRAY Synapsin is an innovative, patent-pending powder blend of ginsenoside Rg3 and nicotinamide riboside along with components to aid in solubilization and dispersion. It is an ingredient designed to be used in dietary supplement formulations for the support of neurological and cognitive health. Synapsin was invented by the renowned author, pharmacist and functional [...]

CBD Information

2019-03-18T16:38:01+00:00March 18th, 2019|Blog, Patient Information|

The major active components of cannabis are a family of compounds known as cannabinoids. There are over 60 different cannabinoids, though only a handful have been studied. Cannabinoids mimic natural neurotransmitters (the chemicals which allow the transmission of signals from one neuron to the next). CBD (cannabidiol) is the second most prominent cannabinoid in the [...]

FDA Announces Shortage of Makena (Progesterone) Injection

2019-03-18T16:37:46+00:00March 13th, 2019|Blog|

The FDA has announced a nationwide shortage of The commercial version of Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Injection (aka, 17P). The trade name is Makena. 17P injection has been demonstrated to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women who have a history of delivering less than 37 weeks. Special compounding pharmacies have been safely making this sterile [...]

Do you have low thyroid?

2019-03-18T16:37:28+00:00March 13th, 2019|Blog|

Let's Talk Hypothyroidism Many people are walking around with low levels of thyroid hormone (referred to a hypothyroid). They're tired, cold, lack energy, have dry skin, and so on. But when they visit a doctor, the laboratory tests often reports there isn't a problem. They know they aren't fully healthy, but the test disagrees. Doctors [...]

DON’T DO IT

2019-02-18T19:34:48+00:00February 18th, 2019|Blog|

There isn't a month that goes by where some well-meaning grandparent, parent, uncle, or aunt doesn't ask me about pharmacy as a career for their loved one. What are the salaries like? Are there jobs? What are the best schools? How long does it take to become a licensed pharmacist? Recently, my quick-and-dirty reply goes [...]

That’s the drugs talking…

2018-11-21T18:14:59+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Blog|

How often have we heard, “That’s not like Billy Bob - it must be the BOOZE talking”? It’s so common and expected. We all seem to understand that alcohol does things that can change a personality. Gentle people can become belligerent, and folks who are usually polite and spiritual can start “swearing like a trooper”. [...]

What’s in OTC Miracle Mouthwash?

2019-04-11T15:11:07+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog|

Our compounding pharmacy can no longer make and sell the non-prescription version. Federal regulators prohibit the preparation of any compounded item without a doctor's prescription. There are no prescription items in the formula listed below.  However, it may only be compounded if ordered by a doctor licensed to write prescriptions. See below for information on how [...]

BITTER – A Mysterious Flavor with Health Benefits

2018-11-02T19:00:21+00:00November 10th, 2018|Blog|

WHAT IS IT? Generally, humans can detect five basic flavors; sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami (savory, characteristic of broths and cooked meats). Bitter is the most sensitive of all tastes​. Bitterness has an excitable quality that some people might describe as disagreeable or harsh. The very word “bitter” has become associated ​in our language [...]

The FLU is coming! Big Damn Deal.

2018-11-09T16:55:47+00:00November 9th, 2018|Blog|

THE FLU (influenza virus in all it's mutation) has always been here and it will never go away. It is known by various names, yet it remains a common infection – sometimes of the sinuses, the stomach, the joints, and even combinations. This is not to downplay the discomfort or the possibility for disastrous outcomes, [...]