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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Integrative Medicine

This article has been adapted from drcris.com.au and was written by Dr Cris Beer who is an expert in nutritional medicine. Integrative Medicine is a particular specialty of medicine where doctors are trained to combine evidence-based complementary to conventional medicine practices to achieve the most holistic and effective treatment options for a patient. For this reason 

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Tacrolimus – Skin Conditions

Tacrolimus in Australia is only available commercially as an oral dosage form used to decrease the activity of the immune system to prevent rejection of transplanted organs. The drug can be obtained in its pure form by compounding pharmacists and made into an ointment on prescription for the management of eczema. Tacrolimus, is a type 

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What is Compounding Pharmacy: Meeting Patients’ Needs

How do Compounding pharmacists help patients? There is a whole host of opportunities for our pharmacists to assist you needs and some may include – Enhance patient compliance (taste, size, appearance, dosage forms) Provide medications not commercially manufactured Provide medications in short supply or not available Provide medications in different strengths if not available Provide 

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