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Patient Story: Diabetes Pain Cream

Mr. S.C.

Mr. S.C. had diabetes for many years. He was a regular customer who, month after month, came in for his prescriptions. Among them were meds for neuropathy secondary to diabetes. When he mentioned that the meds were not helping, the pharmacist talked to him about the pain creams that we compound. On his request, the pharmacist contacted his physician, who called in a pain cream prescription. We compounded the cream and called Mr. S.C. in for it. Early the following morning, Mr. S.C. called, excited that for the first time he’d had more than 6 hours of sleep. Shortly after, the physician called to discuss how his other patients could benefit from compounded pain cream prescriptions. And sure enough, they did benefit. We made believers of the physician and his patients. The physician was able to tweak the percentages of the various medications in his prescriptions to suit the patients’ individual needs. The pain creams we compounded as a result were customized to suit each individual need.

Patient Story: Compounding for Crohn’s and IBS

Ms. A.B.

Ms. A.B. has Crohn’s and IBS. When we first met her she was having trouble getting medication for the various conditions she was dealing with. She came into the pharmacy by accident, thinking we were a LabCorp location. As we gave her directions, she noticed that we were a compounding pharmacy and asked whether we could customize meds. We said “yes,” so she pulled out a list of meds, left it on the counter, and rushed to her lab appointment. When she came back we informed her that we could customize all her medications. We further offered her a choice of fillers and told her that the probiotic Acidophilus was the most popular. She was very happy. We now compound all her medications, including over-the-counter medications like Tylenol and her anti-biotics, when she needs them. We have a happy customer!