We understand the "one-size-fits-all" approach doesn't always work. At Walgreens, you can have specific medications created based on your doctor's prescription to match your needs. Some services we provide include:
We offer basic medication compounding at all neighborhood Walgreens pharmacies. We also offer more complex compounding services at some of our pharmacies. Contact your local Walgreens to see if it has the compounding services you require.
About Medication Compounding
Medication compounding is the pharmacy practice of combining pure chemicals to create one-of-a-kind medications specific to doctor-prescribed dosages and formulations. Staff members at our compounding pharmacies have extensive training to mix, prepare and package customized medications.
Pharmacists may compound prescription medications to:
Each compounded prescription comes with instructions that will help you properly take your medication. Dosage forms can be compounded for pain management, hormone replacement therapy, pets and more.
Common dosage forms include:
Hormone Replacement Therapy
We provide compounding services for women taking hormone replacement therapy to treat the symptoms of menopause and other conditions.
The therapy involves compounding various hormones - such as estrogen, progesterone and androgen - into a convenient dosage form for the patient.
These forms of medication are candidates for compounding, including:
Pet Medication Compounding
Unsavory tastes and unpleasant textures can hinder pets from taking their medications. We offer several customizable flavors that will surely appeal to your pet's taste buds.1
Fill human-analogous pet prescriptions at more than 8,000 Walgreens locations nationwide.2