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Pediatric Compounding

Working closely with a compounding pharmacist, your child’s pediatrician can prescribe medications for:

  • Pain relief
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Oral thrush
  • Diabetes
  • Head lice
  • Diaper rash
  • Skin disorders
  • Cold sores/fever blisters
  • And much more!

Unique Dosage Forms

Your pediatrician and compounding pharmacist can develop and prepare medications in alternate dosage forms your child won’t mind taking. These include:

  • Oral liquids
  • Lollipops
  • Gummy treats
  • Topical gels
  • Effervescent drinks
  • Special pacifiers or bottles for infants

Flavoring

What if your child’s medicine tasted better and could be taken without a fuss? A child who has difficulty taking a prescription because of the taste is a prime candidate. He or she won’t mind taking medication that tastes like bubblegum, watermelon, or even chocolate. Most PCCA flavors are sugar-free and some are even dye-free, which benefits patients who are sensitive or allergic.

Your child deserves individualized pediatric care. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist about compounded prescriptions for children.

Information courtesy of PCCA, our independent compounding resource.

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