Christmas 2017 – Hours & Ordering

We would like to wish all of our Customers and Pharmacy Partners a very Merry Christmas.  Posted Items As you can all imagine, the lead up to the silly season is a busy period. We will endeavour to keep to our 24-48 hour turn around as much as possible, but please be patient if it 

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Estradot now only available from compounding chemists in Australia

Estradot, a popular hormone replacement therapy (HRT) patch, relied on by many women to ease the symptoms of menopause, is no longer available in Australia in its commercial form. The patch can now only be sourced through National Custom Compounding and a small number of compounding pharmacies throughout the country. National Custom Compounding has supplies 

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Natural mood-balancing medication may offer alternative to common antidepressants

Natural mood-balancing medication such as 5-HTP (5-Hydroxy-Tryptophan) may experience a rise in popularity with new research¹ casting doubt on the appropriateness of some common antidepressants. Scientists conducting a recent study found that all antidepressants (with the exception of nortriptyline), produced a greater number of adverse events compared with placebo. The research, published in Frontiers in 

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FDA throws support behind compounding pharmacies in response to potential drug shortages

In a move that will have ramifications in Australia and around the world, the U.S. government’s Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is introducing changes which may significantly reduce the number and duration of pharmaceutical drug shortages. Matthew Bellgrove, Director of National Custom Compounding on the Gold Coast welcomed the changes, which will remove some of the 

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Forget detox – try the Pre-Christmas Prep!

We’re all familiar with the after-Christmas detox – that peculiar practice of making amends for all the rich foods, alcoholic lovelies and sugary confections we indulged in over the silly season. Even if you don’t have a personal acquaintance with the post-binge flush-out, you’ve at least heard of it, usually in January, from gloomy-faced friends 

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Are you getting what you pay for?

We’ve all done it – brought home a ‘bargain’ buy from the $2 shop only to find it breaks first time we use it or it doesn’t work at all. These things we chalk up to experience with the old saying, ‘You get what you pay for’, ringing in our ears. Getting a dud deal 

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Top 5 ways Bentonite is good for your health

Bentonite is a specific type of clay most commonly formed when layers of volcanic ash settle on wet or moist areas. It is sometimes referred to as montmorillonite and can be found, in variations, on most of the world’s continents. We know that two and a half thousand years ago, medicinal clays such as Bentonite 

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Hope for sufferers of Hypersensitive Gag Reflex

For most people, taking their medication presents no more trouble than popping down to their local chemist to have their prescription filled. However for people suffering from hypersensitive gag reflex, being prescribed a course of medication introduces another challenge above and beyond the illness itself. Hypersensitive gag reflex describes a condition where the soft tissues 

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