NCC BLOG

Topical Rapamycin in the treatment of Tuberous Sclerosis

If you’re one of the estimated one million people worldwide who suffer from Tuberous Sclerosis you’ll be familiar with facial angiofibromas – those small, but noticeable peppercorn bumps that cluster around the face – however you may not be familiar with a highly effective treatment available right now called topical Rapamycin. Clinical trials of topical 

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Stocks of a popular pain medication run dry in Australian pharmacies

Stocks of a widely prescribed codeine-containing pain medication, Panamax Co, are running low across the country with many pharmacies reporting that they can no longer fill their customer’s scripts. Matthew Bellgrove from National Custom Compounding said that according to the Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) new supplies of the drug were not expected to arrive in 

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Commonwealth Games athletes and spectators warned about the potential of cold and flu outbreak

With reports coming in that several people at the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village are receiving medical treatment for the flu, local Gold Coast pharmacist, Matthew Bellgrove is urging all Games punters, both spectators and athletes alike, not to be complacent when it comes to infection prevention. Matthew Bellgrove, Head Pharmacist at National Custom Compounding at 

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Expert warns kids may be exposed to harmful levels of additives in ‘off-label’ medication

Children may be exposed to harmful levels of preservatives and additives used in some medications due to ‘off label’ prescription of adult formulations, warns a Queensland-based pharmacist. Specialist Compounding Pharmacist, Matthew Bellgrove said he wanted to increase awareness of the risks amongst Australia’s medical community after a number of papers on the issue were published 

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Easter Hours 2018 & Commonwealth Games

Easter Opening Hours Dear Valued Customer, Easter is just around the corner as well as The Commonwealth Games (for the Gold Coast & Queensland). EASTER OPENING HOURS Thursday, 29th March 2018 – 8am to 6pm Good Friday, 30th March 2018 – CLOSED Easter Saturday, 31st March 2018 – OPENED, for collection 8.00am to 12.30pm (through adjacent Amcal) Easter Sunday, 1st April 2018 – CLOSED Easter Monday, 2nd April 2018 – CLOSED Tuesday, 3rd April 2018 – 8am to 6pm   Commonwealth Games 

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