San Fransico, CA, December 01, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Koshland Custom Compound Pharmacy announced today that it is compounding for hypothyroidism in response to physician demand during the long-term backorder of Armour Thyroid and Nature-throid. Compounds using Thyroid USP powder, a naturally occurring thyroid, are available by prescription. Thyroid tablets are commonly prescribed by physicians to treat hypothyroidism.
Peter Koshland, President and CEO, of Koshland Pharm: Custom Compounding Pharmacy states “our high-quality thyroid preparations will ensure that patients will be able to continue treatment without any noticeable lapses in their current therapy.”
Koshland Pharmacy is fully equipped and readily available to meet patients’ needs during manufacturer backorders. Filling this void is just one of the reasons why compounding pharmacies are a vital component of the healthcare system.
About Koshland Custom Compound Pharmacy
Koshland Pharm is a custom compounding pharmacy specializing in hormone replacement therapy. We provide compounded medications of the highest quality with unsurpassed expertise, top-of-the-line equipment, and numerous quality control measures. By engaging in an ongoing dialogue with our patients and providing education forums on health-related topics, Koshland Pharm empowers people to take charge of their health, improve their quality of life on health-related topics, and prevent disease.
What is Compounding?
Compounding is the process of creating “custom” prescriptions. Some conditions are best treated with medications that are not available in standard commercial formulations. With a compound prescription, you get the most effective treatment, delivered in the most appropriate and convenient dosage form.
As a resource for patients and doctors alike, Koshland Pharm strives to address the health needs and concerns of the whole community. We are a passionate advocate for our patients’ health and well-being.
Peter Koshland, the owner and founder of Koshland Pharm, is an expert in the field of compounding pharmacy and hormone replacement therapy. Koshland is also an adjunct professor of clinical pharmacy at UCSF, is an expert in the field of compounding pharmacy and hormone replacement.