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Lamotrigine 1 mg/mL Oral Suspension 5/15/2015

A number of different vehicles can be used to make this preparation.


Metronidazole Benzoate 20 mg/g Polyox Bandage 4/16/2015

This powdered formulation has long been used to treat pressure ulcers and other topical sores.


Amitriptyline 10%, Baclofen 2.5%, and Ketamine 5% in PLO Gel 3/18/2015

As with other compounded pain drugs of varying combinations and concentrations, it is important to closely monitor the patient.


Quinidine Sulfate 10 mg/mL Oral Suspension 2/18/2015

This antiarrhythmic preparation is suitable for patients unable to swallow solid dosage forms.


Ketoprofen 12.5 mg, Riboflavin 100 mg, and Caffeine 30 mg Capsules 1/21/2015

This migraine preparation may be used alone or (in postmenopausal women) in conjunction with bioidentical hormone therapy.


H2 Antagonist Oral Solution, Alcohol-Free 12/17/2014

A formulation that is free of alcohol may be advisable when treating heartburn or esophageal irritation.


Adderall 1 mg/mL Oral Liquid 11/17/2014

This formulation may be used for patients who are unable to swallow the oral form or in cases when titration is necessary.


Fingernail Psoriasis Gel 10/16/2014

Counsel patients that this preparation may become more viscous and resistant as it is rubbed into the nail.


Estradiol 0.25 mg and Estrone 0.25 mg Troches 9/17/2014

The mold being used for this compound must be calibrated to accommodate displacement.


Gentamicin, Neomycin, and Polymyxin B Bladder Irrigation 8/20/2014

This combination of anti-infective ingredients has been successfully used to treat infections of the bladder caused by susceptible organisms.


Ribavirin 33 mg/mL Sterile Inhalation Solution 7/17/2014

This high-risk formulation should be prepared in accordance with strict aseptic compounding techniques.

Foot Care Emollient and Anti-infective 6/19/2014

This preparation serves the dual purpose of treating foot infections and soothing the skin.


Hydroxyzine Pamoate 5 mg/mL Oral Suspension 5/16/2014

One use for hydroxyzine is to manage pruritus caused by allergic conditions or mediated by histamine.


Cefadroxil 50 mg/mL Oral Suspension 4/18/2014

Other similar commercially available vehicles are equally suitable for this formulation.


Amitriptyline HCl 2%, Ketamine HCl 1%, and Lidocaine HCl 5% in PLO Gel 3/19/2014

AKL can reduce burning levels in patients with radiation dermatitis–related neuropathic pain.


Amlodipine 1 mg/mL Oral Liquid 2/19/2014

This preparation is suitable for pediatric patients and other patients who are unable to swallow the solid oral dosage form.


Piroxicam 40 mg Troches 1/22/2014

This fast-dissolving oral preparation may be used for the symptomatic treatment of migraines.


BLT in Propylene Glycol Topical Gel 12/18/2013

The vehicle in this preparation does not evaporate, unlike water-containing vehicles.

Mayo’s Marking Solution for Varicose Veins 11/15/2013

This formulation may be used in preparation for varicose vein procedures.


Morphine Sulfate Swish and Swallow 10/18/2013

This preparation has been used to provide relief of moderate-to-severe oral pain and discomfort.


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