What’s all the hype about Hyaluronic Acid?

In the past, enthusiastic marketeers have been quick to herald hyaluronic acid as the ‘Fountain of Youth’. Here at National Custom Compounding we think that’s a little over the top, however the results from a mounting number of clinical trials make for interesting reading for anyone concerned about photo-aged skin. What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic 

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When do additives in medicine become a problem?

When a patient experiences an adverse reaction to their medication it can be a difficult task to pinpoint the cause.  What part might preservatives, binding agents and other additives (excipients) play? In an article published in the UK’s Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s publication, The Pharmaceutical Journal, Simon Wills from Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust outlines some 

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Are vitamins facing stricter regulation by the TGA?

Are vitamins facing stricter regulation by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), as reported in some media outlets? The answer, thankfully, is no. To most people outside the health sector, the idea of regulating vitamins, in the same way we do prescription medication, seems like another case of bureaucratic over-reach. So what’s behind the media reports? 

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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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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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