Compounded Pediatric Medications

Children pose many challenges when it comes to pediatric medication: they may resist having to take a medication, dislike the taste or texture, have difficulty swallowing solid dosage forms, and are fearful of injections.  These challenges, when not dealt with properly or completely could lead to children not following a treatment program to its successful solution.

Compounding pharmacists at Health Dimensions Clinical Pharmacy work with pediatricians to provide customized medications to directly address whatever adherence issue might exist.

Pediatrician with parent and young boy

How is compounding for pediatric patients helpful?

Many medications are only commercially available in certain forms and dosages.  If that medication is not specifically made for pediatric use, it may not come in a form most readily accepted by children. 

Health Dimensions Clinical Pharmacy can provide medications that are in dosages or forms that are tailored for the individual pediatric patient.

Compounding Medicines for Children - flavored lozenges

Dosage forms commonly used for children’s medication

  • Flavored suspensions
  • Lollipops or freezer pops
  • Gummies
  • Lozenges

Common conditions treated for pediatric patients

  • Acne
  • ADHD
  • Diaper Rash
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Pain
  • Head lice
  • Seizures
  • Autism

Compounded medication commonly used in pediatric cases

  • Topical Anesthesia
  • Antifungal therapies
  • Antibiotics
  • Anti-nausea medications
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PCCA - Health Dimensions Clinical Pharmacy is a PCCA member
Health Dimensions is an APMS member
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podiatry and compounding

How Podiatrists Work with Compounding Pharmacists

Regardless of the medications involved, the close partnership between a podiatrist and a compounding pharmacy provides ...

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