Watch Kara Compound a Hormone Replacement Therapy

Watch this shortened video of Kara, Smart Pharmacy’s Pharmacy Technician Manager, take you through some of the steps involved in compounding a hormone therapy prescription. We compound hormones based on a physicians prescription for a patients individual medical needs. if you want to learn more about some of the symptoms associated with hormone imbalance in both men and women,…

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Mayo Clinic Article on Topical Pain Medications

Reluctant to pop another pill? This article from Mayo Clinic talks about topical pain medications and how they can help treat pain locally. Smart Pharmacy offers over-the-counter topical pain medications but can also compound pain creams based on your unique medical situation and needs. A Smart Pharmacy compounded pain cream could be beneficial to you, because your doctor…

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What is compounding?

When we tell people that we are a compounding pharmacy, a lot of times we get the question “what is a compounding pharmacy?” or “what makes a compounding pharmacy different than my traditional retail pharmacy?” Compounding is the art of mixing two or more ingredients by a pharmacist to fit the unique needs of a patient.…

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Cindy personally delivers medication to a 5 month-old heart transplant patient at Shands Gainesville.

Cindy, the head of Smart Pharmacy’s retail location, received a call from a male concerning his newborn son at Shands Gainesville. His 5 month-old son had received a heart transplant and were planning on being discharged the following Monday but needed many medications filled before they could do so. Cindy confirmed we took his insurance and…

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Low Thyroid Increasing with Men

USnews.com article shares how increasingly more and more men are being diagnosed for hypothyroidism- low thyroid function. As you age, things decline and your hormones change. This article provides some of the most common symptoms men often report with hypothyroidism: Low Thyroid in Men: Not Just a Woman’s Issue If you feel you are having trouble with…

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