When excess uric acid builds up in the body it can cause swelling or pain in the joints of your feet. This medical condition is known as gout (typically affecting middle aged to elderly individuals), and it is sometimes nasty. Gout pain can make your feet feel as if they are on fire. The attacks are intense and can manifest at the most inopportune times. more

Compounding has been proven useful for sports medicine. In fact, it’s in high demand. The reason stems from the fact physicians and sports trainers find compounded medicines to be far better than traditional commercial formulations. The reason for this is compounded medicines can be customized to a specific dose, number of active ingredients, method of administration, and absorption among other factors.  more

Thousands of children in the United States are diagnosed with autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As such, these children can have very specific sensory processing issues/preferences which makes daily life more difficult than it is for the average person. For instance, certain textures might bother them, colors or tones, maybe they have a preference for certain tastes, or avoid things altogether if they are perceived as extremely uncomfortable.  more

As our bodies age, it may become necessary to be on more than one medication. It’s a complicated matter though. People over 55 may develop sensitivity to certain additives or preservatives used to produce their prescription medicine. In addition, they may have trouble swallowing pills or have a hard time keeping track of the sheer number they are required to take. Compounded medication can provide a benefit.  more

It usually begins with a problem of some sort. For instance, a child can’t take a medicine because it’s too bitter. Maybe a patient has trouble swallowing a pill, or a particular strength that the doctor prescribes is not available commercially. This is where compounding enters the equation. more

Compounded medicine has several benefits for patients. Obviously, pain reduction is at the top of the list, Yet, there are several others. Today we will look at compounded medicine in regards to tissue healing, decreasing bioburden and vascular perfusion increase. If after reading this you have questions about your ointment or cream, please contact IPS Compounding. We can help. more

Medicine compounding can be an important part of wound care. IPS Compounding pharmacists understand that. Our pharmacists are different. They pay attention to your needs. Prescriptions are specifically formulated to help wounds heal both efficiently and effectively. Understanding the process of wound healing yields compounding insight. Each stage has a specific purpose, and there is an order to the process.  more