COMPOUNDING FOR MEN'S HEALTH
Men’s health can fluctuate depending on the age, conditions or diseases. Hormonal fluctuations may impact the wellbeing of a person and requires individual calibrations. In general, compounding for Men’s health addresses the complete physical, mental, and social well-being of men. The issues specific to men’s health cover male genitalia or may be specific to hormonal imbalances. Conditions such as cancer and injury also manifest differently in men. We also address medical issues involving male hormone replacement therapy.
Testosterone is naturally required for:
- Male sexual development
- Maintaining healthy levels of red blood cells
- Maintaining bone density
- Building muscle bulk
Age-related decrease in hormones, especially testosterone is one of the specialty areas that we address in men through our online service. Men with unnaturally low levels of testosterone can benefit from our individualized compounding services. Hormone replacement therapy can help men live energetic lives while minimizing the effects of ageing on the changes in hormonal levels.
Over the years, we have come across a range of conditions in men's health and we have treated patients successfully for the following conditions:
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Heart Disease
- Depression and Anxiety
- Decreased Libido
- Decreased Muscle Mass
- Decreased Strength
- Decreased Stamina
- Sleep Disorders
How does compounding work?
Compounding pharmacies can produce unique dosage forms based on patient preferences and/or restrictions. Examples include dye-free, preservative-free, alcohol-free, and/or sugar-free forms of medications.
Many compounds are specialized medication combinations or liquid or cream forms of products that are not otherwise commercially available.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Compounding?
In general, compounding is a practice in which a licensed pharmacist, upon a physicians’ prescription order, combines, mixes, or alters ingredients of a drug to create a medication tailored to the needs of an individual patient.
A health care provider will prescribe a compounded drug when commercially available products do not meet your needs. Preparing a paste or suspension from crushed tablets is one example of compounding. Likewise, adding flavoring to medication is also compounding.
Is a prescription required?
Yes, a prescription order from a physician is required for the pharmacist to compound your medication to meet your specific needs.
Are compounded prescriptions covered by insurance?
Some health insurance plans cover compounded medications. Check with your insurance company to see if you have coverage. Many pharmacies are able to bill insurance companies directly for compounded medications. If unable to bill your insurance company, you may submit a claim form to your insurance company to reimburse you directly. Depending on the nature of the product, these medications may be just as affordable as your conventional prescriptions.
How does my medical provider play a role in compounding?
Many medical providers are aware of the practice of compounding, and they may work with your local compounding pharmacy to provide the right medication for you. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor today if you feel that a compounded prescription may be a better way to manage a health condition for you or your family member.
Does a compounding pharmacist have special training?
All pharmacists are taught in pharmacy school how to properly compound medications, and many compounding pharmacists have advanced training after pharmacy school graduation. Compounding pharmacists utilize their unique pharmacy skills, knowledge, and creativity to work with you and your prescriber to prepare medication in a dosage form that has been customized to your particular needs.
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