Do your kids hate taking medicines? Do You Want a Better Way to Give Your Child Medicine? If your answer is yes, then we can provide the solution!
From simple flavoring medications to make them taste better, to providing individualized strengths and dosage forms, a compounding pharmacist can help make medication time easier and less stressful for your child - and you!
Working closely with a compounding pharmacist, your child's pediatrician can prescribe medications for:
- Design and custom compounding of active and placebo drug dosage forms
- Assemble clinical trial patient kits and documentation
- Drug preparation including sterile preparations
- Outcall services available
- Pain relief
- Oral thrush
- Head lice
- Diaper rash
- Skin disorders
- Cold sores/fever blisters
- Respiratory disorders
- Special needs such as GLUTEN-FREE, ADHD medications and many more conditions
What can we do to help your children take their medications?
Many children refuse medication because of its texture or color, Many medications can be transformed into colorful, pleasantly flavored dosage forms, which are dispensed in childproof packaging. Dozens of enticing flavors, such as bubble gum, strawberry etc, are available to compounding pharmacists, who can enhance the taste and color of a medication without changing the medication's effectiveness.
Unique Dosage Forms
Many kids do not like or cannot swallow certain sizes or shapes of medications. To solve this problem, your pediatrician and compounding pharmacist can develop and prepare medications in alternate dosage forms your child won't mind taking. These include:
- Oral liquids
- Gummy treats
- Transdermal and Topical gels that you can apply onto their wrists.
- Effervescent drinks
Some compounded medications can be administered using special pacifiers or bottles for infants - and most can be administered in any number of great flavors.
Strength and Ingredient Variations
Some kids have allergies and varying drug tolerances, requiring medications which are sugar-free, gluten-free, casein-free, soy-free, or dye-free. Commercially available medications might not be suitable for your child's individual needs. A compounding pharmacist working closely with a caring pediatrician can formulate a medication which meets all the child's requirements.