Compounding 101

Compounding is the age-old art of formulating medications. What exactly does this mean? Its means a pharmacist, with your doctor’s prescription (formula), produces a medicine that is designed just for you. Recently, there have been some negative news stories from other states where compounding pharmacies have made mistakes or have been involved in dishonest practices. At AXIS Pharmacy Northwest, we pride ourselves in working with your provider to formulate medication that you need. The most common question- Do I need compounding? This of course depends on what you have discussed with your provider and your needs. Here are a few examples of who might need compounding: Bio-identical hormone re