This formulation is equivalent to 5 mg/mL anhydrous caffeine.
The neomycin sulfate quantity may need adjustment based upon the assay of the specific lot.
This preparation has been used to treat seizures, chronic pain, bipolar disorder, and social phobia.
Keep this preparation away from heat and flame.
Although similar to a formerly available commercial product, this preparation contains no cod liver oil.
This compound may be used for bowel preparation before abdominal
surgery and selectively for digestive-tract problems in ICU patients.
This preparation is also suitable for use in children aged 6 years and older.
This high-risk preparation is suitable for the treatment of moderate-to-severe pain.
This preparation may be used to treat hormonal problems in both men and women.
This potent preparation should be applied by a physician, not by a patient or caregiver.
testosterone concentrations affect approximately 4 million men in the
United States, and testosterone replacement therapy in aging men
is widespread and on the increase.
This preparation is suitable for patients who cannot swallow the solid oral form.
This preparation is used as an antiemetic.
Since there is currently a shortage, this product may be compounded to meet patients’ needs.
This drug is approved with restricted distribution for certain cases of erythema nodosum leprosum and multiple myeloma.
This topical preparation may be used to treat Raynaud’s phenomenon and progressive diabetic foot ulcers.
This semisynthetic aminoglycoside antibiotic is presently in short supply.
Product shortages and lack of availability may render it necessary for the pharmacist to compound a suitable alternative.
This formulation can be compounded for use until the manufactured product—recently in short supply—is readily available.
This compound contains six active ingredients with varying mechanisms of pain relief.
This preparation combines an emollient component, which is beneficial for cracked skin, with bacterial action.
Patients with orofacial neuropathic pain can benefit from this preparation.
This formulation should be prepared according to strict aseptic
technique by a pharmacist validated in aseptic compounding methods.
Tea tree oil, which is used to treat some skin disorders, has fungicidal and bactericidal properties.
Patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs may use this preparation supplementally.
This form may be used by patients unable to take the oral solid form of this anticonvulsant.
This topical agent may be used for such infections as tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis.
This product warms up as it is smoothed into the skin, which may render it more viscous and rub-resistant.
This formulation is an alternative for patients who are unable to swallow the tablets.
This formulation provides relief for sore muscles and mild-to-moderate joint pain.
This updated compound is more uniform and reliable than the alkaline bladder formulation on which it is based.
Patients with mild-to-moderate neuropathic pain can benefit from treatment with this product.
When a product is discontinued for economic reasons and is no longer available, it still may be prescribed through compounding.
This dosage form, especially suitable for children, allows for easier administration and flexibility in dosing.
Menopausal symptoms and some female hormonal disorders can benefit from treatment with this preparation.
This chemotherapeutic agent is formulated without Aromatic Elixir USP,
which is not available commercially and is time-consuming to prepare.
This simple, easily modifiable preparation is useful for treating skin
dryness or irritation brought on by low-humidity indoor settings.
While male chauvinism may persist, men might have to give up the self-centered title of the "stronger sex"…at least when it comes to their health.
Some corticosteroid-responsive skin disorders may be treated with this topical preparation.
A liquid version of this influenza medication may be easily prepared using the capsule formulation.
In lozenge form, this analgesic and anesthetic agent can be prepared to suit the patient's individual flavor preference.
Pain and inflammatory conditions of the oral cavity may be relieved with this preparation.
The key ingredient in this compound is used for the alleviation of minor skin irritations and disorders.
Swimmer's ear, a common summertime ailment, may be treated with this antibiotic preparation.
The incidence of testicular cancer is relatively low in the United States.
Among men, prostate cancer is the second most common type of
cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death, according to the
National Cancer Institute.
The primary site of cancer among men is the prostate, accounting for 25% of cancer cases in males.
It is important to correctly diagnose this condition because effective
treatment depends on knowing the type of prostatitis present.
Many of the causes of this condition can be treated surgically and/or medically.
Treatment with this preparation may minimize the progression of skin
damage from actinic keratoses and help prevent skin cancers from
The FDA's position seems to cast aspersions on the entire compounding community.
This preparation can be applied to the surface of open ulcers and wounds.
This high-risk compound, which is used to relieve pain and
inflammation, should be prepared according to stringent aseptic
This preparation can be used for the relief of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery.
This form of delivery is effective because it remains longer on the diseased area compared with rinses.
This preparation can be used in patients who have difficulty swallowing pills or in those for whom other administration routes are not desirable.
Psoriasis and other chronic skin conditions responsive to the primary ingredient may be treated with this preparation.
GPhA Congratulates President-Elect Obama In congratulating Senator Obama on his election win, Kathleen Jaeger, president and CEO of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), said that Obama and the new Congress "must now tackle the serious challenges facing our economy, including rising health care costs" by increasing access to "affordable generic and biogeneric medicines.
FDA Sends Ranbaxy Warning Letters; Import Alert Issued The FDA has sent two Warning Letters to Ranbaxy Laboratories, Ltd.
ABSTRACT: Male breast cancer is an uncommon but potentially deadly disorder.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance.
The CDC's 2006 National Health Interview Survey examined selected health measures in adult males.
A ndrogenic alopecia, or male pattern baldness, is the most common form of alopecia, occurring in more than 50% of men.
Human hair carries many connotations.
A hernia is a bulging of connective tissue (fascia) through a weak area or tear in the wall of muscle that holds the intestines in place.
While the November presidential and congressional elections are still many months away, it is widely expected that health care reform will be at the top of the domestic policy agenda in the upcoming fall campaign.
Q: While their approaches differ, both Democratic hopefuls Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are calling for reformation of the United States health care system by instituting a "universal health care" model.
Pharmacists should be familiar with the legal issues involved when they dispense a drug manufactured by a company other than the one that makes the brand name of the prescribed drug.
There is little debate that the Rx-to-OTC switch movement (when a prescription drug is reclassified to nonprescription or OTC status) has caused major changes in the pharmacy marketplace. When the patent on a prescription medication expires, the manufacturer typically experiences a dip in profits due to emerging competition from generics.
Pharmaceuticals are a large part of health care expenditures in the United States.
By the age of 70, nearly 80% of men have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a prostate condition that can cause a variety of bothersome urinary symptoms.
A blood test for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels remains a key diagnostic tool in the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Gynecomastia refers to breast enlargement in males.
According to the CDC's 2003 mortality statistics, the top two causes of death--heart diseases and cancers--accounted for 51% of all deaths, compared with 59% in 1980.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a term that refers to an enlargement of the prostate gland in older men, a condition that can cause a variety of urinary tract symptoms.
The Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984 is commonly referred to as the Waxman-Hatch Act , after the law's primary authors, Rep.
Generic drugs provide Americans with lower-cost alternatives to the escalating costs of brand name drugs.
For community pharmacists, when Uncle Sam says "AMP," it might as well stand for "Ain't My Price.
Pharmacies have an ever-growing number of generic suppliers that provide product selection and variety.
Senior adults, while the leading consumers of prescription and OTC medications, often present with confusion, frustration, and economic difficulties relating to the procurement of their medication.
Q: Many pharmacists have told us that reimbursements of Medicaid prescriptions based on AMP (average manufacturer price) instead of AWP (average wholesale price) will have devastating effects on their profits when it comes to dispensing generics.
When a medication becomes available as a generic, the patient is offered a comparably safe and effective but more affordable treatment option, compared to the brand name product.