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Contemporary Compounding





Mupirocin 2% Cream 4/14/2016

This preparation can be used in place of Bactroban cream, which is not commercially available.


Amitriptyline HCl 2%, Ketamine HCl 5%, and Lidocaine HCl 5% in Pluronic Lecithin Organogel 3/17/2016

This preparation has been used in the topical treatment of mild-to-moderate pain.


Verapamil Hydrochloride 50 mg/mL Oral Liquid 2/17/2016

The concentration of the drug in this preparation may be altered to meet the patient’s needs.


Indomethacin, Caffeine, and Prochlorperazine Capsules/Suppositories 1/20/2016

This product, available commercially in other countries, has been reviewed for acute treatment of migraine and for episodic tension-type headache.


Lansoprazole 3 mg/mL Oral Suspension 12/14/2015

This preparation is suitable for use in pediatric patients requiring treatment with a proton pump inhibitor.


Buspirone 2.5 mg/mL Oral Liquid 11/16/2015

This antianxiolytic compound is also used for other conditions, including premenstrual syndrome and major depression.


Pazopanib 50 mg/mL Oral Suspension 10/16/2015

This formulation, which must be compounded in a biological safety cabinet, is cytotoxic and must not be shaken.


Estriol 2 mg and Estradiol 0.5 mg per 0.1 mL Sublingual Drops 9/15/2015

This formulation can be used in bioidentical hormone therapy.


Hyoscyamine Sulfate 125 mcg Minitroches 8/18/2015

Bladder spasms and similar conditions can benefit from treatment with this preparation.


Gentamicin 40 mg/mL for Inhalation 7/20/2015

There has been increasing interest in using inhaled antibiotics post lung transplantation and for a number of lower respiratory tract infections.


Chlorhexidine 0.04% Ophthalmic Solution 6/23/2015

 The off-label uses of this preparation include ophthalmic applications in the treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis.


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.


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