Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Compounding Pharmacy?
A pharmacy using FDA approved pharmaceutical grade chemicals and specialized equipment not found in most pharmacies to compound custom medications in doses and dosage forms that are not commercially available.

Do I need a prescription for custom made compounded drugs?
Yes, a prescription is required.

Can any doctor write a prescription for compounded drugs?
Only USA licensed physicians, nurse practitioners, or physician’s assistants can write a prescription.

Can a Naturopathic physician write a prescription for a compounded drug?
Certain Naturopathic physicians have a license to prescribe. Check with your doctor.

Are compounded prescriptions covered by insurance?
Most insurance programs cover compounded drugs.