Gut Health: A Cornerstone of Well-Being

Discover the surprising link between your gut and your overall wellbeing. Your digestive tract is home to trillions of microorganisms that play a vital role in digestion, metabolism, and immunity. Neglecting gut health can lead to a range of issues, including autoimmune diseases, mental health issues, and even skin conditions. Take control of your wellbeing today and learn how to improve your gut health!

The Evolution of Pharmacy: Mysticism to Modern Medicine

Discover the Fascinating Evolution of Pharmacy Through the Ages – From Mystical Remedies to Modern Medicines: Pharmacy has come a long way, evolving from mystical cures in ancient times to a more scientific approach…

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The Best Aussie Foods for Boosting Your Immune System

To feel like a superhero with a strong immune system, you need to eat like one. Eating foods rich in Vitamin C, like Kakadu Plum, can help. Aussie honey and blueberries are also great for boosting your immune system. And don’t forget to add garlic to your meals – its antiviral properties can help keep sickness at bay.

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The Science of Yawning

Did you yawn while reading this article? If so, you’re not alone! Contagious yawning is a common reflex triggered by social cues and even reading about yawning. But did you know that it may also be linked to our ability to empathise with others or even our brain’s cooling mechanisms?

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Commercial vs Compounded Vitamins and Supplements

Are you taking the right vitamins and supplements for your body’s unique needs? Traditional options may not be the most effective for everyone, but there’s an alternative: custom formulated vitamins from a compounding pharmacy like NCC

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Popular Cough Medicines Recalled

The TGA has urgently recalled a popular cough medicine ingredient due to an increased risk of anaphylaxis, resulting in the recent death of one Australian and reports to the TGA of 50 non-fatal incidents. Pholcodine is found in a wide range of over-the-counter cough medicines for both children and adults, in both syrups and lozenges….

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Eat this, not that, for a sluggish thyroid

Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is when your thyroid gland doesn’t make enough thyroid hormones to efficiently perform its functions of controlling growth, cell repair and metabolism. A lack of these hormones, produced by a butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck, can lead to a myriad of symptoms, including fatigue, hair loss, unexplained weight…

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Lactose Intolerant? Check your Medication

These figures might surprise you – they certainly did us – it’s estimated that lactose is an ingredient in 15-20% of medications prescribed by a doctor and up to 7% of medications that can be purchased over the counter at your local community pharmacy. For people with severe lactose intolerance, this information may be concerning,…

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Strange Technique to Treat Chronic Pain Shows Promise in University Study

While the following article may have you raising your eyebrows at first, bear with us: An intriguing new university study, recently published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Neural Engineering, has raised the possibility that chronic pain could be managed by electrically stimulating the body at the same time as listening to certain sound waves. The…

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Link Discovered Between Male Hair Loss and Sugary Drinks

If you’re worried about a receding hairline being part of your not-too-distant future you may want to re-think your next fizzy pop or sugary drink. A new study conducted by a Bejing University and published in Nutrients journal has found a correlation between male pattern hair loss (MPHL) and the consumption of drinks containing high…

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Compounding Pharmacists Fill the Gap Created by Antibiotic Shortage

If there’s one thing that the current antibiotic shortage in Australia has taught us, it’s the critical role compounding pharmacists continue to play in our society when supply chains fail. With supplies of the commonly prescribed oral antibiotic medication, amoxicillin, at dangerously low levels across the country, compounding pharmacists have been called on to make…

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Can Hydroquinone really get rid of sun spots?

Sun spots, often called age spots, are small, dark discoloured patches on the skin that can sometimes look like overgrown freckles. They usually appear on the face but can show up anywhere on the body. Sun spots pose no threat to a person’s heath, however some people feel self-conscious about their big brown blotchy friends,…

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What Ticks Them Off: Older People on Multiple Medications

A review conducted by a Swedish University found that when it comes to managing multiple medications for older people, the two biggest obstacles to treatment adherence at home are: Participants in the review reported that taking multiple medications at difference dosages and frequencies throughout the day often led to confusion. For instance some people may…

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Apples, Chillis and Beans: These and other surprisingly effective treatments for hair loss

A recent (November 2022) study review conducted by three U.S. Schools of Medicine, including Harvard, has uncovered a number of non-drug treatments with the potential to effectively treat hair loss. Omegas 3 and 6 (derived from fish oil), tocotrienol (derived from Vitamin E) and extracts made from chillis, beans, and the humble apple were all…

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Check this detail on your Vitamin D label – are you getting what you asked for?

Vitamin D is one of the most important vitamins in the pantheon of micronutrients however it’s often the most overlooked. This is likely because in a sun-kissed country like Australia, most of us, most of the time, get all the vitamin D we need from exposure to the sun. However there’s some people who need…

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Antibiotics in short supply in Australia – what’s the solution?

On Monday (12 December 2022) the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) announced that three commonly prescribed antibiotics – amoxicillin, cefalexin and metronidazole – were in short supply in Australia and that they would allow pharmacists to provide alternative medications to patients without approval from the patient’s doctor. The TGA says the shortage is expected to last…

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Why You Shouldn’t Mix These Foods and Medications

We all know that certain medication should never be taken alongside alcohol, but less well known are the everyday food items that can reduce the efficacy of certain medications or even adversely impact our health. You may find it shocking to hear cut down on the kale, but there’s good reason. Keep reading to find…

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Simple Ways to Boost your Energy and Get Through Christmas!

It’s December! Time to gear up and get ready for the silly season and all the stress and pressure that comes with it. The overcrowded shopping centres.  The hyper-cheery Christmas concerts. The visitors. The visiting. The social fatigue. The wrapping. The cooking. The cleaning. And of course all those stiff drinks and sugary treats! It’s…

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Are you irresistible to mosquitos? Here’s why

Are you one of those people who gets slaughtered by mosquitos every summer while those around you seem blissfully unaffected by the ferocious little back yard saboteurs? Ever wondered why? We’ve all heard the theories: it’s the kind of food you eat (onions anyone?), your blood type, how much you sweat, how often you bathe,…

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Is Lack of Sleep Making You Sick?

Are you one of the nearly half of all Australian adults who report having at least two sleep-related problems? While sleep apnoea is the headliner for men, for women it’s insomnia. It’s commonly accepted by medical practitioners that poor quality and quantity of sleep has health implications for us beyond just fatigue. The Australian Institute…

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Combining Medications in One Pill Can Help Reduce Workload for Carers of the Elderly

The recent Royal Commission into Aged Care has starkly highlighted how more needs to be done to reduce the workload of those caring for the aged and elderly in our community. The Commission found that, “While many excellent people work in aged care, there are systemic workforce problems that must be addressed. In a large…

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New Test Can Tell If You’re High Risk for Severe Covid

A new test developed by a team of researchers from the University of Virginia in the US can reportedly identify if a person is likely to develop severe Covid-19. The researchers used data from 100 previous patients and gave the genome-based blood test to two dozen patients in intensive care to assess the new test’s…

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Is Undermethylation triggering your OCD?

Sometimes referred to as Histadelia, Undermethylation is a condition that is starting to gain recognition in the medical community as a possible contributor to obsessive compulsive disorders, depression, anxiety and addictions. The hallmark of undermethylation is low levels of calcium, magnesium, vitamin B6 and methionine as well as very high levels of folic acid. Common…

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Crushing medication can be dangerous – here’s why

When pills are hard to swallow, many people resort to crushing their medication and adding it to a food or drink, without a second thought. This is a common practice when administering medication to very small children and also the elderly who have trouble swallowing large tablets. At face value it seems like a good…

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Study finds pain has unexpected health benefits for our gut

In a study that could overhaul the way we approach pain management, researchers from Harvard Medical School have found evidence that pain is necessary, when inflammation occurs, to trigger a bodily response that helps protect the microbial composition of the gut. Experiments conducted on mice that were experiencing an episode of inflammation, found that those…

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Could Robotic Drug Capsules Soon Replace Injections?

In what could be a game-changer for diabetics and others receiving regular injections, scientists from MIT are investigating the possibility of delivering medicine straight to the blood stream via ‘burrowing’ nano-robotic medication. Up until this point, diabetics have not had an alternative to insulin injections – a daily and unpleasant chore. However these injections may…

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New study shows multivitamins may slow cognitive decline by 60%

With life expectancy on the rise, we’re also seeing a rise in the number of cases of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease worldwide.  We all hope to retain good mental capacity as we age and now a new study suggests that multivitamins may be part of the key to ageing well cognitively. The first of its…

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New Research Shows Poor Sleep Leads to Chronic Mental Health Issues

Bad sleep can turn you into a grumpier, less productive, somewhat dishevelled version of yourself.  Nothing that a double espresso won’t fix, right? Perhaps not. The extent sleep’s role plays in our functionality could be much more significant than previously thought. Recent research suggests that constantly disrupted sleep may trigger a range of serious mental…

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Are Vitamins Money Down the Toilet? New Study Has the Answer

Some people swear by them and some say they’re money down the toilet – do vitamin supplements actually make a difference to our health, or can we get everything we need from our diet? A joint U.S/ Swiss review conducted in 2020 set about answering this question. The review looked at whether current recommended daily…

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Migraine Treatments That Don’t Involve Drugs

People who suffer from migraines understand how debilitating the condition can be. What starts out as fuzzy vision and a background throb quickly escalates into a merciless storm of pain. It renders you sightless, helpless and desperate. There’s drugs you can take of course, but sometimes they don’t work and sometimes the disease is preferable…

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Do vaginal suppositories work for vaginal yeast infections?

A vaginal yeast infection, also known as candidiasis, is itchy, uncomfortable and altogether unpleasant for any woman unfortunate enough to suffer from the ailment. The condition is treatable with no long-lasting effects, however some women may have to try several different medications or remedies before finding one that works. What causes vaginal yeast infections? Vaginal…

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Chilli extract relieves chronic pain better than opioids without the side effects

The dangers of treating chronic pain with opioids over the long term have been well established, prompting researchers to seek treatments that offer effective pain relief without the sometimes devastating side effects; and they may have found the answer in the humble chilli pepper. We’re all familiar with that fiery feeling when we dive into…

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It’s not just lettuce, critical medications are also in short supply

Floods may have decimated vegetable crops in Australia, however it’s the ricochet of worldwide pandemic-related issues that is now depleting pharmacy shelves of some of their most popular and important medications. And as tensions continue with China – the world’s largest and most dominant producer of pharmaceuticals – that situation may only get worse. As…

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Does exercise make up for a junk food diet? New study says no.

While we’d all like it to be true, a new study conducted by the University of Sydney has debunked the urban myth that vigorous exercise can make up for an unhealthy diet in terms of overall health and mortality. Meaning the Tim Tams and fizzy pop might have to remain on the supermarket shelf. The…

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Study finds possible link between Covid-19 and thyroid dysfunction

A link between thyroid dysfunction and previous infection from Covid-19 has been discovered by scientists from the University of Milan. The research team studied 120 patients admitted to hospital with severe Covid-19 and analysed their levels of thyroid stimulating hormone as well as other indictors of thyroid dysfunction. All patients included in the study had…

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Top 5 supplements to slow down the aging process

The odd grey hair, wrinkles and grunting when you get up from the couch are the dreaded tell-tale signs that you’re not as young as you used to be. Stiffness in the morning, squinting to read the fine print and a general feeling that there’s less petrol in the daily tank will confirm what, secretly,…

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What causes motion sickness and what can be done about it

People who suffer from motion sickness, also known as sea sickness, will be familiar with the feeling of impending doom every time someone in the family starts making travel plans. Severe motion sickness makes any kind of travel a torturous ordeal rather than an exciting adventure. While others are excitedly choosing which cossies to pack,…

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Warning issued over giving antihistamines to children this flu season

They’re contained in numerous over-the-counter cough, cold, flu and allergy medications, however a government authority is now urging Australian parents to be very wary of administering ‘first generation’ antihistamines to children under 6 years of age. The warning, issued by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) specifically relates to ‘first-generation’ antihistamines – those that can cause…

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Medications that deplete nutrients and what you can do about it

Medications are designed to make us better, however some medications, as they work to correct an imbalance, can deplete the body of nutrients and lead to other health problems. Nutritional depletion usually only occurs with chronic use of these medications, however the ramifications for health and well-being can be far reaching. The sensible solution to…

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Vitamin K rich diet lowers risk of heart condition by 34% – study says

People who have a diet rich in Vitamin K have a 34 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease caused by plaque build-up in the arteries, according to a Western Australia university study. The study, conducted by researchers from Edith Cowan University, found that the type of Vitamin K consumed makes a difference in risk reduction….

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How is an integrative doctor different from a normal doctor?

While many doctors incorporate some forms of complementary medicine and therapies into their practice, integrative doctors are specialists with formal nutritional and environmental medicine training and qualifications. Their approach to treating their patients is to focus on individual patient care, not simply treating an illness in isolation. Integrative doctors take into account the physical, psychological, social…

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Preventing accidental medicine poisoning of children

While medicine is designed to help us regain good health, any medication, whether prescription or off-the-shelf, has the potential to be harmful if taken at high dose or by a person not suffering from the condition the medicine is formulated to alleviate. Children, with their small, developing bodily systems and inquisitive minds are particularly vulnerable…

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Weight Loss Sabotaged by Poor Gut Microbiota and Vitamin Deficiency

A clinical study review led by researchers from the Sorbonne University in Paris found that increasing Vitamin B and Vitamin D levels in overweight people could lead to the kind of changes in gut microbiota that can, in some people, promote weight loss. The review looked at recent clinical trials and literature from around the…

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The Drug Excipients Most Likely to Cause Allergic Reactions

While there is significant ongoing research into allergic reactions caused by active ingredients in medications, a related area that has received very little attention is allergic reactions caused by excipients used in medication. Excipients are ingredients added to medication that have no therapeutical benefit. They are the extras, like colours, flavours, preservatives, stabilisers and fillers…

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Why Zinc Lozenges Kill a Cold Quicker than Zinc Tablets

When researcher George Eby’s daughter was diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of three, he knew that keeping colds and flus at bay while she underwent treatment was going to be an important task. Eventually the little girl did contract a cold and was given a zinc tablet to support her weakened immune system as…

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Foods that Trigger Rosacea – What the Evidence Tells Us

In survey conducted by the American National Rosacea Society, 78 percent of respondents said they had changed their diet to reduce the frequency and severity of rosacea flare-ups. 75 percent of this cohort said they had seen improvement in their condition since they started avoiding certain foods.  Recent literature on the subject points appears to back…

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31 Common Medications About to be in Short Supply Throughout Australia

During the next three months, 31 new, commonly used medications, will be in short supply throughout Australia, according to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). These medications include commonly prescribed antibiotics, chemotherapy drugs, antispasmodics for incontinence, birth control pills, endometriosis drugs, angina drugs, anti-inflammatories, blood pressure beta blockers and cancer medications. If you have trouble finding…

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Cancer-Causing Benzine Found in Sunscreen

Just last week (28 April 2022), Australia’s Therapeutic Drugs Administration (TGA) issued an urgent recall for six popular brands of sunscreen due to concerns over unacceptable levels of a known cancer-causing compound found in these products. The agency has warned that more products may be added to the list in coming weeks as their investigations…

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Top 5 Vitamins and Minerals to Bolster Immunity This Flu Season

No need to consult a calendar, you can feel it in the air – autumn is here and winter is tip-toing around the corner. The change in season inevitably brings about an increase in colds and flus and the best way to avoid catching these infectious fun-spoilers is by bolstering our natural immunity. We can…

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From Dizziness to Dry Mouth – The Lesser Known Symptoms of Menopause

Most women on the confident side of 40 are familiar with what menopause symptoms to look out for. They’re the ones we hear about the most. Aside from the irregular periods, there’s hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, weight gain and general lethargy. However there are many less common and less well known symptoms of…

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Leading American Endocrinologist Supports Use of Natural Thyroid Extract

Twice as many people participating in a thyroid treatment trial felt natural thyroid extract worked better for them compared to the synthetic version – and the clinical results of the trail appear to back them up. The study, published for the American Thyroid Association by Dr Thanh D Hoang evaluated the therapeutical benefits of desiccated…

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How Green is Your Moisturiser?

Skin care products contain a wide range of ingredients of varying quality and effectiveness, and unfortunately some of these ingredients can include microplastics, preservatives and polluting ingredients that have long-lasting effects beyond the bathroom drain. All those products we use on our bodies invariably end up being washed down the drain or the loo, and…

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Why you might be lacking Choline

While most health-conscious people are aware of the importance of B-group vitamins, the vital role of one in the group – Choline – receives little fanfare. Is the lack of attention warranted our should we be paying more attention to this important macronutrient? What is Choline? As mentioned above, Choline is a B-group essential nutrient,…

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New study shows treatment could repair nerve damage caused by MS

A new study has shown promising results for a treatment that would not only alleviate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) but also repair damage to nerves caused by the autoimmune disease. Current MS treatments work by reducing episode relapses, but don’t reverse or prevent the neurodegeneration that progresses the disease caused by these episodes,…

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Medication shortages in 2022 – what drugs will make the list?

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, doctors, hospital administrators and pharmacists alike were kept awake at night worrying about shortages of essential medications. According to University of Canberra, medication shortages rose 300% in Australia between 2019 and 2020. Medication shortages have been an on-going theme in the global health sector for many years however as the world…

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Got unexplained allergies or hives? Check your medication

If you’re suffering from unexplained allergies or hives – and you’ve ruled out the usual and not-so-usual triggers –  you may want to look at the ingredients on the label of your medication. While we’re all familiar with the notion that air-born pollens, dust mites, animal hair, chemicals, certain foods as well as food additives…

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Glaucoma Patients Find Dry-Eye Relief in Combination Drops

People with glaucoma are often prescribed 2 or 3 different kinds of eye drops that work together to reduce pressure on the eye. These eye drops are also designed to prevent extreme fluctuations in pressure which can make the condition worse. To avoid these fluctuations, the eye drops must be applied 3 – 5 times…

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Why we should be testing more for B12 deficiency

The symptoms of B12 deficiency can often be mistaken for a wide range of other conditions including irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, depression, anaemia, Alzheimer’s and even hypochondria. When presented with the non-specific symptoms, practitioners often diagnose these conditions without first testing for B12 deficiency. The reason for this is understandable – most medical practitioners assume…

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Understanding Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Understanding Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

How Compounding Pharmacies are Revolutionizing Healthcare

In recent years, compounding pharmacies have emerged as a crucial player in the healthcare landscape, revolutionizing the way medications are prepared and administered. These pharmacies offer customized solutions for patients with unique medication needs, filling a vital gap in the healthcare system. By tailoring medications to individual patients, compounding pharmacies contribute significantly to improving patient…

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The Importance of Personalized Medicine: The Power of Compounding

Introduction: In the rapidly advancing field of medicine, a revolutionary concept has emerged that is transforming the way we approach healthcare: personalized medicine. This ground-breaking approach recognizes that every individual is unique, and tailors medical treatments to suit their specific needs. At the heart of this paradigm shift lies the power of compounding, with compounding…

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For Your Compounding Medicines?

  • Quality Medicines
    For 10+ Years
  • Certified & Accredited
    Supply Chain
  • Over 37,351+
    Patients Served
  • Stringent
    Quality Control

What Patients & Practitioners Are Saying

About Our Compounding Medicines

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"They are a fantastic team from top to bottom"

Our relationship with NCC is very good, very professional. They’re great to work with, we have a really good understanding of how each other operates. They are a fantastic team from top to bottom. They have a really quick turnaround, are very knowledgeable, quick to answer on formulation questions. They really know what they’re doing, good communications.

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"This is so much better for me"

“I used to get my compounded painkiller sent from Albury, but this is so much better for me, thanks.”