Compounded Creams

Medication solutions as unique as your patients

Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of preparing customized medications for patients. Silver Lining has partnered with a compounding pharmacy to provide physicians and their patients with a safe, affordable, and efficient prescription topical and transdermal medication program.

Deliver targeted relief directly to affected areas without the usual side effects from ingested medications.

The Problem with pills

Opiates, semi-synthetic, opiate agonists are prescribed for moderate to severe pain. The use of these medications has several potential risks/side effects, including;

  • Up to 85% experience constipation
  • 10-40% experience nausea
  • Dizziness & Lethargy
  • Respiratory depression

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAID’s) are prescribed for moderate to severe pain with associated inflammation. NSAID’s also have potential risks/side effects , including;

  • Risk of upper GI bleeding
  • Acid reflux, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Increased risk of heart attack
  • Decreased renal blood flow

Pills can cause internal damage, stomache problems and may not deliver relief. It also may reduce pain tolerance, and have harmful side effects. Pills can also lead to addiction .

  • The Benifits of Topical Creams
  • Topical Creams provide many benefits over pills
  • Treats pain at site of injury
  • Avoid possibility of drug addiction or overdosing
  • Bypass GI tract & Liver
  • Prevents stomach upset
  • Reduces narcotic requirements
  • Provides immediate relief
  • Eliminates inability to swallow pills

For the Practice

  • Ships directly to patient
  • Custom Prescriptions
  • Covered by many insurance companies – PPO & Workers Comp accepted
  • Easy Prescription writing and a team to answer all your questions
  • Providing patients with alternatives to a pill- based medication

Frequently asked Questions

Do Compounded Medications require FDA Approval?

The FDA approval process is intended for mass-produced drugs made by manufacturers. Because compounded medications are personalized for individual patients, it is not possible for each formulation to go through the FDA’s drug approval process, which takes years to complete and is prohibitively expensive, often costing hundreds of millions of dollars.

How long does it take the patient to receive their medication?

After approval by the insurance, the compounded medication will be shipped within 24-48 hours. If insurance denies the claim, our partner lab will mail the patient a 10g sample and offer the full prescription at a discounted rate (capped at $50)

Where are the compounded medications manufactured?

Our licensed pharmacy lab partner is located in Southern California, and it has been serving physicians and patients for over 50 years . With 4 pharmacists and 5 pharmacy technicians on staff, our partner lab can handle any questions or custom prescription the patient needs.

What insurance providers cover compounded medications?

Prescriptions can be written to PPO, Workers comp, Auto Insurance, and PI Lien patients. For Medicare patients, some claims will be paid if the patient has PPO secondary (i.e. Blue Cross) . Our partner lab handles all approvals, billing and shipments.