Topical Pain Compounds
A Better Alternative for Delivering Pain Relief
Transdermal Delivery: An Innovative Alternative for Pain Relief
Scientists have known for several hundred years that certain companies have the ability to cross the layers of the skin and obtain access to blood vessels and the body’s circulation. Over time, Pharmacists have formulated drug combinations to deliver therapeutic, transdermal pain relief as an alternative to more traditional practices.
Today, the delivery of pharmaceuticals transdermally is an increasing popular option because this method provides targeted pain relief, a reduction in unpleasant systemic side effects and improved patient compliance.
Our expertise and specializing training allows us to create customized formulations beyond the standard list of go to oral agents … NSAID’s, muscle relaxants, narcotics, and anesthetics. Our team is dedicated to work with each practitioner to tailor solutions that meet the unique needs of each patient your refer to us.
Types of Pain:
- Strains and Tears
- Trigger Points
- Pinched Nerves
- Sports Related Injuries
- Injuries from Accidents
How this program can help
Specially formulated topical compounds allow for a drug absorption through the skin achieving efficacy with a lower dose while avoiding many of the risks associated with oral agents. Site specific drug delivery also improves patient compliance and adherence.
Transdermal delivery to trigger points of the spine, allows for greater local concentration and limited systemic absorption. This provides greater relief while avoiding dose related side affects compared to oral dosage forms.
Avoid Side Effects
Topical agents do not undergo first pass effects and helps avoid problems such as stomach irritation and other unwanted side effects.
For the Prescribers
Wish you had more time with your patients? … We can help!
The hallmark of our program is the personalized service we provide for you, your staff and your patients.
By providing your patient’s diagnosis, history and current medications, we can suggest to you a customized formula designed for each specific patient you refer.
In order to design the best formula to your patient, we conduct a Comprehensive Medication Review in which we consider the patient’s entire medication history and this allows us to come up with the perfect recommendation and avoid drug interactions. Once pain relief is achieved, we continue to follow-up monthly for therapeutic monitoring and compliance.
Established in 1999, AmEx Pharmacy is proud to expand into the field of pain therapy with a unique approach that will make a difference you can feel.