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2 Ways Your Child’s Azathioprine Prescription Can Be Improved By A Compounding Pharmacy

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If your child has been prescribed azathioprine, which is commonly used to treat bowel disease, you’ll know it can be difficult to administer the optimum dosage. Azathioprine comes in tablet form and is only available in a few different strengths. This drug is cytotoxic, so it’s not safe to break the tablets and administer half or quarter tablets. Additionally, kids can find it difficult to swallow tablets, and both parent and child can come to dread the battle that ensues when medication time rolls around. So, what can be done to...

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My blood pressure has always been a little higher than it should be, but over the last few years it's started getting high enough that the doctor says I need to make some changes. My dad was my age when he died of a heart attack, so it's becoming quite serious that I start managing this so I'm around for years to come. My pharmacist gets me in for regular checks and has been helping me with some dietary supplements that make me feel better and lower my blood pressure. Hopefully, with some lifestyle changes and over the counter treatment from my chemist I can avoid being on blood pressure medication and have a healthy heart.