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Diseases & Conditions

Wound Care

Wounds produced by puncture, abrasion, or cutting as well as ulcerations, burns, and skin irritation each result in radically different types of wound. Each type of wound requires a careful evaluation, concern for scarring upon healing, and management of pain and pressure. The compounding pharmacist works with the physician to create the appropriate format for the application of the required medication in all such cases. Each type of wound requires its own type of topical, transdermal, or other delivery formats. Our compounding pharmacists know how to use very specialized dressings, ointments, gels and bandages. These include the chemically neutral gels (for burn wounds) and or the “polyox bandage” for special applications where traditional wound covering methods are not appropriate.

Customizable wound care solutions can save limbs, and lives! Don’t amputate before you consult with a trained wound care compounding pharmacist. If you have a patient with a wound that won’t heal and you think you’ve done all that you can do—you haven’t. I have had success with healing wounds that doctors thought were beyond healing. Too sick or too old for amputation and the risks that come with it? We offer customized solutions that will gently work with your patient, and work towards healing their wound without the danger, and infinite sadness, that comes with amputation. As cases of diabetes continue to balloon in our society, compounding customizable wound care solutions is becoming a niche market. Working together, we can make a difference in people’s lives.

Medications to Provide Wound Care

Over-the-Counter Medications:

  • Bactroban
  • Metrogel
  • Cleocin
  • Keflex
  • Bactrim

Compounded Medications:
We can make gels, creams, lotions, or ointments of the following:

  • Metronidazole
  • Phenytoin
  • Misoprostal
  • Lidocaine
  • Bupivacaine
  • Diphenhydramine
  • Aloe Vera
  • "It is rare to find health professionals who are so willing to educate the patient on what they need to know."

    Clair C. | West Hollywood, CA