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 can include ingredients customized to your therapeutic needs based on their medical judgment. Ask your doctor if a Smart Pharmacy compounded prescription pain cream is right for you or give us a call and ask to speak with one of our pharmacists for more information.