Compounding for Pain Management
While oral painkillers can be effective in managing pain, they also come with potential downsides, risks, and side effects. Here are some common considerations:
Side Effects: NSAIDs may cause gastrointestinal issues like stomach ulcers, indigestion, or bleeding. Opioids can lead to drowsiness, constipation, nausea, and in some cases, dependency or addiction. Acetaminophen may cause liver damage if taken above the recommended dose.
Drug Interactions: Oral painkillers may interact with other medications, potentially leading to increased adverse effects.
Limited Effectiveness for Some Types of Pain: Oral painkillers may not be effective for certain types of pain, such as neuropathic pain. Compounded treatments, including topical medications, may be more suitable for these types of conditions
Compounds We Are
At LA Compounding Pharmacy we customize a vast variety of formulas to treat various pain issues related to:
- Neuropathic pain
- Cancer-related pain
- Dental or facial pain such as TMJ
Compounded pain management is specific to each individual’s needs. Delivery options include transdermal creams, gels, ointments, or sprays. Oral treatments may include capsules, liquids, or lozenges. It is essential to consult with a healthcare professional for an accurate diagnosis, appropriate treatment, and a tailored pain management plan based on individual circumstances.
Contact us today to start your customized pain management therapy.