For Physicians: How to Write a Prescription for a Compounded Medication
Compounded medications are simple to write. The most complex part is choosing the active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and the dosage form. For assistance, please take a look at this list of brand name drug’s active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs or generic names). Or Call us 573-243-8173 with any questions.
A compounded medication prescription must contain the following:
- Begin with the title ‘Compounded Medication’
- Write the Generic Name & Strength / Dose (see this list for reference)
- Choose the Dosage Form and Quantity
- Provide Directions for Use
We are happy to provide compounding suggestions upon request. Please contact us for further assistance.