Benzocaine, Lidocaine, Tetracaine Topical

BLT, or the combination of lidocaine, benzocaine, and tetracaine, is one of the specialized formulations provided by Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy. Several options can be customized depending on the procedure being performed. Laser treatments require a base that won’t reflect the light source, but also needs to be fast acting. Pavilion Compounding Pharmacists have developed a…

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Transdermal Metformin Therapy TMT: Avoid Unwanted Side Effects

Tate Mock, PharmD Metformin is an effective FDA approved drug that is used as a first line therapy to treat patients with Type II diabetes. Metformin may also be used to prevent the development of diabetes in people at risk, for treatment of polycystic ovaries (PCOS), and for weight gain due to medications used for…

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Vermox or Mebendazole Compounding- Repurposing Anti-Cancer Medication

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With the discontinuation of Vermox® or mebendazole, as the generic name is known, Pavilion Compounding Pharmacy is making this drug available as a compounded formulation. It is used to treat infestations by worms including pinworms, roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, and whipworms. Mebendazole is considered an antihelmintic for treatment of nematode infestations. Mebendazole has also demonstrated anti-cancer…

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Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause and Our Solutions

Brad M. Cherson, Compounding RPh A new term being used in the women’s health community is Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause. GSM terminology can be used while discussing the symptoms of a decrease in estrogen and other sex steroids, such as estriol, DHEA, progesterone, and testosterone. These can provide changes in the labia majora/minora, clitoris, vagina,…

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