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Reasons For Compounding

There are several reasons why pharmacists compound prescription medications.

  • physician’s desire for a specific drug and dosage
  • desire for natural (non-synthetic) product
  • commercial available form difficult to ingest or use
  • allergy to preservatives or dyes
  • taste of medication is not palatable
  • discontinued products
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    Examples of Uses

    Monday, May 20 2002 7:06 PM EDT2002-05-20 23:06:53 GMT
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