Newly developed Infant teething Gel

Thanks to our awesome community & patients, we are often presented with new formulating opportunities. In the last month, a mum in desperate need of some sleep (due to a teething 1 year old) came to our pharmacists with an example of a South Australian product. A well known hospital in SA has developed a 

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How much Vitamin C, is too much?

Being winter time, patients in the Amcal & Compounding pharmacy, are often asking our team ‘How much Vitamin C should I take‘ to try and keep things like the common cold & other bugs away. Recently a holistic doctor passed on a study performed in the past around Bowel Tolerance of Vitamin C. The purpose of 

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Compounding Medicine mentioned in GCMA

Following on from an article in our May 2017 newsletter, Dr Adams has written a letter to the GCMA, Gold Coast Medical Association, discussing the topic of compounded medication and the particular products that we have been able to compound for his patients. Please see his letter below.

DHEA

The following is intended for informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as specific medical advice. You should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making decisions about therapies and/or health conditions. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a hormone that comes from the adrenal gland. It is also made in the brain. DHEA leads to the 

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Psoriasis and Compounding Pharmacies

Psoriasis is a common dermatologic problem faced by a number of Australians. Symptoms can typically include dry skin, which may be thickened or red with a scaly appearance, swelling, itching, and soreness. Becuase of the topical nature of psoriasis, it can negatively affect quality of life with its often unpleasant symptoms. Many prescription treatments are available 

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Parasite Infections, Blastocytosis

In our compounding practice we are seeing an increase in the number of enquiries which relate to treatment therapies for Parasitic infections. These types of infections are often difficult to diagnose and cause the patients a number of health issues. Once diagnosed, therapy can be challenging because of the complex types of medicines needed. Compounding 

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Specialist Psychiatry Doctor Collaboration

Approximately 12 months ago, we where approached by a Gold Coast Psychiatrist, Dr Jeffery Adams from the Evandale Practice in Bundall. Find out more about Dr Adams here. After a number of exciting conversations, the challenge became clear. Why was a readily available medication in the USA, not available for his patients in Australia? The 

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Meet Matt – Owner & Compounding Pharmacist

Starting May 2017, we will be introducing all of our Team members and explain how each and everyone of us, helps to fulfill your Compounding Order. Matt Bellgrove (Compounding Pharmacist & Owner) ‘I have been a pharmacist for 10 years, worked in a variety of Pharmacies including NCC for 6 years. When not working, I enjoy 

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Fennel Vaginal Cream – Vaginal Atrophy

Recently at National Custom Compounding, we have seen a number of requests for Fennel Vaginal Cream (Foeniculum vulgare).  After doing some background research on this product it appears that a small study has been conducted internationally with promising results. A full summary of the trial can be accessed here. Vaginal atrophy is one of the main 

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