What are the advantages of a diabetes drug for HIV patients?
A diabetes drug can have several benefits along with lowering blood sugar in those people who are suffering from HIV. A latest study conducted at Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis by its researchers state that severe cardiovascular problems can be prevented […]
Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply in Children and Young Adults by Hootan Melamed
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. The first symptom typical of melanoma is change in shape, size, feel and color of a mole. Most melanomas have a black or blue shadow around an old mole or a newly appeared mole. The risk […]
Q: What exactly is compounding?
Compounding is a scientific process to customize a medication beyond what is described on its drug label. Compounding drugs are created as per the patient’s unique needs. For veterinary drug compounding, a prescription from a licensed veterinarian should be obtained.
Q: Is compounding pharmacy regulated by the federal or […]
Compounding pharmacy industry is fighting a unique battle on the front of medications for pain management. For decades, one of the key challenges with opioid based approved painkillers in the US has been their abuse for non-medical reasons as well as their addictive properties that can make genuine patients dependent on these drugs.
Compounding pharmacists […]
Liquid Medications: Tips and Tricks to Enhance Palatability
It is no secret that liquid medication is no fruit punch. Most people dislike medicine and they can’t be blamed: taking medicines are hardly ever an enjoyable activity. Compounding, however, gives you the chance to customize medication. And while some pharmaceutical manufacturers have their hands tied due […]
Scars and How You Can Help Heal Them by Hootan Melamed
Scars are bothersome. They mar the skin and ruin appearances. If you are lucky, the scar or scars are temporary and will soon heal and disappear or they are located in areas that can be hidden with the right clothes or accessories.
Types of […]
Flavoring is a Science … and an Art by Pharmacist Hootan Melamed
To work with flavors one needs to have good knowledge about human sensory organs with regard to aroma and taste. Working with artificial flavors can be a challenging task as all of them have recommended quantity for use in different application and if […]
All You Need To Know About Burning Feet Syndrome (BFS) About BFS
Burning feet syndrome (BFS), also called as Paresthesia, is a painful condition when a person’s feet experience severe pain. It is defined by a sensation of burning and weightiness in the feet and other hardships, mainly affecting the toes and soles of […]
Dr. Hootan Melamed began his illustrious career in pharmacy in early 2000 after completing his first doctorate from College of Pharmacy at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. He received inspiration to enter the hallowed world of clinical pharmacy from his mother who was a pharmacist herself and created custom […]
Millions of patients around the world depend on customized medicines that are formulated at the direction of licensed physicians to meet unique or unusual medication needs. These patients include infants, people fighting allergies, cancer patients, senior citizens as well as those who heavily rely on drugs that are no longer commercially available. These needs are […]
- Drug for Diabetes May Lower Heart Attack Risk in HIV Patients by Hootan Melamed
- Melanoma Rates Rise Steeply in Children and Young Adults by Hootan Melamed
- FAQ for Veterinarians by Pharmacist Hootan Melamed
- Compounding Pharmacists Battle for Solution to Painkiller Overuse: Hootan Melamed
- Liquid Medications: Tips and Tricks to Enhance Palatability
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