Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson Your pets are special. Why not give them customized care? As a pet owner, you want your pet to receive the highest-quality veterinary care. You want them to have treatment as sophisticated and compassionate as you might receive yourself. You’re not alone. Today’s veterinarians realize that pet owners […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbert

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson, BSP Pharmacists have been granted a new addition to our responsibilities – administering seasonal influenza vaccines, commonly known as flu shots. This will help improve access to flu shots for many patients, especially those who aren’t able to get to a clinic in a timely fashion or cannot […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson Compounding Answers from Hill Ave Drugs Do you have questions about pharmacy compounding? We have answers. Pharmacy compounding is a long-established tradition that offers customized care to meet the specific needs of individual patients. Have you ever wished your child’s medicine tasted better, so they would accept it […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson Here at Hill Avenue Drugs, we have been serving the Lakeview Community since 1953. Since then, the city of Regina has seen a great deal of expansion. The role of the pharmacist behind the counter has also changed a great deal in the last sixty years.  In the […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson At Hill Avenue Drugs, every day brings something different to the pharmacy. The world of pharmaceutical compounding always has a different challenge to meet – there are new treatment options, numerous drug shortages to contend with, and requests from both patients and prescribers for advice or information. As […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson Hill Avenue Drugs first opened its doors in 1953. As can be expected over a sixty-year time span, there have been many changes. The City of Regina has expanded and grown, but Hill Avenue Drugs has remained an important part of the Lakeview Community. As an independent business, […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson At Hill Avenue Drugs, our pharmacy staff is here to help with your regular medications as well as other medications that are somewhat “off the beaten path.” In addition to being a full service pharmacy, we are also a compounding pharmacy. This means that we can make up […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson Compounding- What did we do today? Drug Shortages In past articles we have mentioned areas of pharmacy where a compounding pharmacy may be beneficial in assisting you with your health needs.   Today’s article contains some of the medications that we prepare and situations where we find them useful. […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson Each of us is unique. From the twinkle in our eyes, to the lines on the bottom of our feet, everyone is different. In many different aspects of life, there are choices suited for the individual – you can customize your house, your car, your phone, even your […]

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Ask the Compounding Expert – Andrew Gilbertson

Q: What does “compounding” mean and what does it entail? In the pharmacy world, compounding refers to the art of creating medications for an individual patient. This could be something as simple as taking a commercially made product such as a capsule, and transforming it into a liquid. In most cases, however, we are using […]