Dermatology Compounding

Girl Touching Shoulder Skin

The skin is the largest organ of the body and protects us from microbes and harmful elements within our environment. Even more, a reason to take extra care of our skin.

Dermatology compounding is a specialized form of treatment that allows our pharmacists to personalize dermatological medications. No two people have the same dermatology needs. By combining ingredients to create a medication, it can be tailored to meet your specific needs. 

Our pharmacists can create many unique compounds to treat a variety of skin conditions from psoriasis to dark spots, eczema, common rashes and many more. Whether it is a common or rare condition, we can create the right compound to help you treat your skin and make it as healthy as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequently asked questions about dermatology compounding.

Do you have a question that you need assistance with?  Please contact us, we’ll be glad to assist you!

Types Of Dermatology Compound Formulations

For dermatology care to be effective, all medication needs to reach the cells and tissues that require the treatment. If it doesn’t, the treatment will not be effective. Delivery is the key factor in treating skin conditions. Our pharmacists work with dermatologists, skin specialists, and doctors to offer a variety of dermatology compounding options.

Therefore, selecting the right combination of dermatological medications is what will make treatment successful. We offer a wide range of dermatology compound formulations to meet all types of skincare needs. They include:

 

  • Capsules
  • Injectables
  • Lotions
  • Syrups
  • Creams
  • Serums
  • Sprays
  • Foams
  • Ointments
  • Supplements
  • Gels
  • Shampoos
Why Should You Use Dermatology Compounding Prescriptions?

Skin conditions and care needs are unique to the individual. So, there are instances when existing medications in their current form are not enough to help a person treat their skin ailment. In these cases, doctors typically prescribe a dermatology compound prescription that combines two or more medical ingredients. These compounds are ideal for people who have specific skincare needs. This can include people who:

 

  • Are not responding to currently available medication
  • Have sensitive skin conditions
  • Have allergies to certain medical ingredients

 

There are many situations where a dermatology compound can be a more effective solution.

What Are The Benefits Of Dermatology Compounding?

Dermatology compounding offers a beneficial approach to treating your skin condition for a variety of reasons:

 

  • Personalization of treatment: Some people prefer some medication types over others. Compounding allows for greater flexibility when treating a skin condition. 
  • Effective dosing: Compounding allows for a more effective dose to be applied while being able to minimize the side effects. 

 

Alternative for people with allergies: Some people have sensitivities or allergies to certain drugs. Compounds can be made without problematic medications.

What Conditions Can Be Treated By Dermatology Compounding?

Dermatology compounds are topical formulations that can treat many different types of skin conditions. Some of the conditions they can help with include:

 

  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Rosacea
  • Warts
  • Scarring
  • Sunburns
  • Wrinkles 
  • Blisters
  • Common rashes
  • Sunspots
  • Vitiligo
  • Diaper rash
  • Nail fungus

 

They can also aid in helping with treatment plans for:

 

  • Skin Brightening
  • Anesthetics
  • Scar Therapy
  • Anti-Infectives
  • Wart Removal
  • Anti-Inflammatories

 

Speak with your doctor or our pharmacists about the right compound to treat your skin.

Do you have any questions?