Compounding

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Depression taglines and stories

There are depression taglines, and then there are depression stories. Depression taglines and stories are often sad, heartbreaking, and full of loss. The kind that makes your heart hurt. That makes you feel like you’re not alone in the dark. The kind that makes you wish you could reach through the screen and hug the …

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Are you a Shoppers Drug Mart Associate-Owner? This is for you.

In Chaparral Pharmacy, we know that being Associate-Owner in Calgary is demanding and challenging! You should be a facilitator, manager, leader, businessman, and, above all, a pharmacist who delivers the highest patient care level. You have to deal with many stakeholders, including your patients and community, front store, in-store management team, operational resources teams, pharmacy …

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5 Important points regarding hair loss including causes and remedies

Hair loss is something that affects men and women of all ages. It can begin even in teens (hitting caucasian men the most) and could affect up to 13% of post-menopausal women. It can be caused by numerous factors, including genetics, hormones, and age. While hair loss is a natural process that happens to everyone, …

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How a compounding pharmacy could benefit sports injuries

If you are a professional or amateur athlete suffering from a sports injury, you may wonder if compounded medications could benefit you. Compounded medications are medications that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of an individual patient. They can be used to treat a wide variety of conditions, including sports injuries such as sprains. …

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Using compounded medication to treat acid reflux: Pink Lady as an example

This blog will discuss the pink lady medication, a type of prescription medication used to treat severe acid reflux. The blog will cover topics such as what is acid reflux (also called gastritis), how severe it could be, how we can treat both the usual and severe acid refluxes, how those medications work, and potential …

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Benefits of using foam in compounded medications

In many ways, using foam as a vehicle for compounded medications can be advantageous for both the patient and the pharmacist. Foam is easy to administer, has a rapid onset of action, and is generally well-tolerated. Additionally, foam can help to improve drug absorption and distribution. The benefits of using foam in compounded medications can …

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Compounded Medications: An effective treatment for mouth ulcers resulting from cancer treatments

Mouth ulcers are a common side effect of cancer therapy and can be quite painful. While many over-the-counter medications can be used to treat mouth ulcers, these medications often provide only limited relief. In some cases, a compounded medication may be a better option for treating mouth ulcers from cancer. Compounded medications are medications that …

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Women holding her throat and looks in pain. Hypothyroidism can become a problem if not treated (Chaparral Pharmacy)

10 Common questions regarding hypothyroidism in Canada

Highlights: – Hypothyroidism is a condition that affects the thyroid gland and results in a less active (lazy) thyroid. – The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone, which is essential for the body to function properly. – Hypothyroidism is a common condition, and it is estimated that up to 10% of the population in Canada may …

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