What is Compounding


Custom Formulations for You and Your Family

Tidewater goes back to the skills that pharmacy was founded upon with our compounding service. Compounding is the creation of a particular pharmaceutical products to fit the unique need of a patient.

Whether you need a pediatric formulation, want to try hormone replacement therapy, have sensitivities to commercial medications, or have a pet needs required specialized medicine – our pharmacists can consult with you and develop a custom formulation for you and your loved ones.

Compounding may medically necessary for reasons like changing the form of the medication from a solid pill to a liquid or to avoid a non-essential ingredient that the patient is allergic to. It may also be done for more optional reasons, like changing flavors or textures of a medication.

Come in and we can discuss and identify your needs to get you or your loved ones back on their feet in no time. We even have a viewing window to watch your medications being made.

Call us at 843-375-6310 or stop by the store to get started.

Hormone Replacement

We have partnered with local physicians to develop customizable formulations just for you. It is not about “one-size-fits-all.” We are all unique and need varying degrees of therapy. Stop in today and find out more.

Pediatric Formulations

We specialize in pediatric formulations for all ages. It doesn’t matter if you have a newborn or a six-year-old, we make the administration of medication as effortless as possible while providing ease of mind.

Pet Medications

Ask about our flavored “treat” formulations – the easiest way to have your pet take their medication. Allows for ease of administration of therapy to ensure your beloved fur baby get well soon.

Allergen-Free Medications

If you have an allergy to soy, dairy, gluten or a variety of other allergens, we can formulate a compound that excludes the allergy to ensure safe administration of the medication and effective results from the therapy. Stop by and ask about our allergen free formulation methods.

How to Write a Compounding Prescription

Please tell your physician to follow this format when writing a compounding prescription. We are happy to discuss formulations and answer questions.

CompoundingForm*Prescription should begin with the phrase “Compounding Medication”