better way to give your child medication!
parents can attest to the fact that giving their child medication can be a
challenging task for various reasons. Itís no secret that most kids donít like
taking medicine. Many children can have a difficult time swallowing
tablets/capsules or simply they do not enjoy the taste of the medicine making
it an un-pleasurable experience.
commercial market provides limited options for most medications and often are only
available in specific dosage forms. Your options no longer have to be limited. At the Leamington Wellness Pharmacy, we offer solutions in a variety of
flavouring, individualized strengths and dosage forms through the art of custom
compounding. Each child is unique and has different needs based on age, size,
dietary restriction or allergies. We are here to help because we understand
your child deserves a stress-free experience.
closely with the Leamington Wellness Pharmacy, your childís pediatrician can
prescribe medications for:
Flavouring your childís
refuse medication because of the texture or colour, or simply because they know
it is medicine. The child who refuses to take his or her medicine because of
the taste is a prime candidate for compounded medication.
We can transform a medication into a
pleasantly favoured dosage form, which are dispensed in childproof packaging.
Dozens of enticing flavours are available to enhance the taste and color of a
medication without changing the medicationís effectiveness. Now, your child can
enjoy the taste of bubble-gum or even banana flavour.
Some Common flavours include:
- Mint Chocolate and more
Unique Dosage Forms:
Many children have a very difficult time
swallowing capsules or tablets, especially if they have to take more than one
medication during the day. To solve this problem, your pediatrician and
compounding pharmacist can develop and prepare medications in alternate dosage
forms your child wonít mind taking.
Lozenges and more
compounded medications can be administered using special pacifiers or bottles
for infants Ė and most can be administered in any number of great flavours.
Strength and Ingredient Variations:
Each child is unique. Children differ in size
and individual needs. Some have allergies and varying drug tolerances,
requiring medications which are sugar-free, gluten-free, casein-free, soy-free, or dye-free. As a
result, can be a challenge to find a commercially available medication suitable
for your childís individual needs.
Custom Compounding - A Better
Way to give your child medication!
The benefits of pediatric compounding for children are especially
crucial due to the unique nature of childrenís needs. At the Leamington
Wellness Pharmacy, we provide a wide range of services to help keep your
child healthy and to address the individual needs of each child. If you
have any questions regarding custom compounding, feel free to contact us at:
Custom Compounding for Children affected by autism:
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