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Benefits of Compounding TOPICAL CREAMS

Unlocking the Healing Potential of Compounded Topical Creams at HB Pharmacy.

When it comes to personalized healthcare, compounding topical creams stand as shining examples of tailored solutions that have transformed the lives of many. These custom-made creams, crafted by skilled compounding pharmacists such as the experienced team at HB Pharmacy, offer a range of benefits that can make a world of difference in your treatment journey. 

Let’s dive into the remarkable advantages of compounding topical creams:

  1. Personalized Formulations: Compounded topical creams are customized to meet your specific needs. Your pharmacist can adjust the ingredients, concentrations, and even flavors to ensure that your medication is just right for you.
  2. Targeted Relief: These creams allow for precise application directly to the affected area, ensuring that the medication is delivered where it’s needed most. This targeted approach enhances the effectiveness of treatment while minimizing systemic side effects.
  3. Enhanced Absorption: Compounded creams can be formulated with ingredients that improve the absorption of medication through the skin. This can lead to quicker relief and more predictable results compared to traditional oral medications.
  4. Allergy-Friendly Options: For individuals with allergies or sensitivities to certain ingredients found in commercial products, compounding offers hypoallergenic alternatives. Your pharmacist can exclude problematic components, making your treatment safer and more comfortable.
  5. Combination Therapies: Compounding enables the blending of multiple medications into a single cream, streamlining your treatment regimen. This not only simplifies your daily routine but can also be more cost-effective.
  6. Customized Dosages: Achieving the right dosage is critical in managing your condition effectively. Compounded creams allow for precise dosage adjustments, ensuring you receive the optimal amount of medication for your unique situation.
  7. Pediatric and Geriatric Solutions: Compounded topical creams can be especially valuable for children and elderly patients who may have difficulty swallowing pills or need specialized formulations to meet their unique healthcare needs.
  8. Dermatological Solutions: Beyond traditional medications, compounded creams can include ingredients to address various dermatological concerns, such as acne, eczema, or psoriasis, tailored to your skin type and condition.
  9. Pain Management: Compounded creams can be formulated with analgesic agents to provide localized pain relief for conditions like arthritis, neuropathy, or post-operative discomfort.
  10. Patient-Centric Care: Above all, compounding topical creams put you at the center of your treatment plan. Your pharmacist collaborates with your healthcare provider to create a solution that aligns with your individual health goals.

Compounding topical creams offer a world of advantages, from precision and personalization to targeted relief and allergen-free options. If you’re seeking a more tailored approach to your healthcare, don’t hesitate to explore the possibilities of compounded creams with our team at HB Pharmacy. Your journey to better health begins with a formulation crafted uniquely for you.


  • A patient with chronic pain might benefit from a compounded topical cream that combines anti-inflammatory agents, muscle relaxants, and pain relievers in precise proportions.
  • A patient with localized joint pain can use a compounded cream to apply a pain-relieving medication directly to the sore joint, reducing the risk of gastrointestinal side effects associated with oral pain medications.
  • Patients with skin conditions like psoriasis may benefit from a compounded cream that includes specialized ingredients to enhance the absorption of anti-psoriatic medications.
  • A patient allergic to a specific preservative found in many commercial skin creams can have a hypoallergenic compounded cream formulated without that allergen.
  • A patient with a skin condition and chronic pain may benefit from a compounded cream that combines their prescribed topical medication with a pain-relieving agent, reducing the need for multiple products.

Learn More about Compounding MedicatiON

To learn more about compounding medication, schedule a free consultation with one of our expert pharmacists! At HB Pharmacy, we’re dedicated to helping you along your journey to better health. Our staff is dedicated to creating relationships with our customers that enable them to experience better health outcomes. We make it easy to order supplements from our online shop, including supplements specifically for animals. Alternatively, visit our location in North Arlington, NJ, call 1-201-997-2010 to speak with a compounding pharmacist today!

If we get a prescription before 1pm M-F, we generally try to have the medication shipped to you on the same day. Though we are based in New Jersey, we offer expedited shipping options for patients all around the United States.

Please call for pricing and additional details.


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