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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.

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.

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