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What is Compounding?


Compounded medications are custom made medicines that meet the specific and individual needs of each patient. 

Medications can be compounded to provide an alternative dose, mask a bitter taste, and/or provide a different methods of administering medicines to ensure patients consume the full dose prescribed. 

Compounded medications can be made for a variety of different medical needs including:
          - Women's Health
          - Dermatology
          - Sports Medicine
          - Plastic surgery/Laser therapy
          - Veterinary
          - Pediatric
          - Dental
          - Pain Management
          - Podiatry ... and much more!

Our compounding staff can prepare: 
          - Unique dosage forms containing the best dose of medication for each individual. 
          - Medications in dosage forms that are not commercially available, such as:
          - trans-dermal gels, 
          - troches, 
          - "chewies", and
          - lollipops. 
          - Medications that do not have excipients such as dyes, sugar, lactose, or alcohol. 
          - Combinations of compatible medications into a single dosage form for easier administration             and improved compliance. 
         - Medications strengths that are not commercially available.

If you are a physician who is interested in learning about how your patients can benefit from compounded medication or how compounded medications can enhance your practice, please contact us at 408-227-1098 or 844-448-2291.  


              Safeway Compounding Pharmacy                    San Jose, Ca  (p):408-227-1098; (f):408-227-1206; Toll Free: 844-448-2291                          

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Safeway Compounding Pharmacy only dispenses and ships prescription drugs to the following states in which they are licensed to practice:  CA, CO, HI, IL, MO, NV, RI, UT, WA WI, WY. Safeway Compounding Pharmacy does not currently dispense or ship prescription drugs to any other states. 
Safeway Compounding Pharmacy only compounds and dispenses prescription drug products to patients upon receipt of a valid, patient-specific prescription.