A compound is a patient-specific combination of FDA approved drug ingredients, available only by prescription. Your physician and a Mega Aid pharmacist collaborate on the specification of ingredients, drug dosages, and the dispensing form for your compound prescription.
Because this medication is a custom-made drug therapy, formulated to address your individual medical condition and history, it represents your personalized path to health and wellness.
In collaboration with your physician, Mega Aid pharmacist’s consider a number of factors that could impact the formulation specification for your compound prescription. These factors include:
Compounds from Mega Aid are produced by licensed pharmacists within a controlled laboratory facility using high-precision equipment. Every aspect of our compound production – personnel qualifications, process flow, activity records, ingredient certifications, drug safety, and quality assurance – adheres to stringent federal and state regulatory guidelines for pharmacies and pharmaceuticals, and by the quality and safety performance benchmark standards of the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board.
It is very important that you follow closely the instructions for how to apply your compound; as a Mega Aid patient, we’ll work with you to assure you’re doing it correctly, receiving the correct dosage at the right frequency of application.
Mega Aid’s compound formulations provide therapeutic benefits in such areas as pain management, dermatology, wound care, proctology, fungus, and hormone replacement therapy. Compounds do not duplicate commercially available prescription drugs, and are only prescribed by your physician when a commercially available drug that meets your unique needs is not available. For example, a compound may be preferred if:
Making a compound as directed by your physician may involve:
As a patient of Mega Aid, it is important for you to understand both the differences and the overlap between customized and personalized compound formulations available from Mega Aid, and mass market medications sourced from large commercial drug manufacturers.