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When a child simply can’t or won’t take their medicine, or the size or dosage isn’t appropriate, it may be time to call Custom Medicine Pharmacenter. Our compounding pharmacists can customize medication to meet a child’s individual needs.

Many children have difficulty swallowing capsules or tablets. Pediatricians and compounding pharmacists can work together to find alternative dosage forms for your child.
Pediatric Dosage Forms
Flavored Suspensions Turns yucky tablets into yummy liquid
Dauber Bottle Ideal for liquid preparations
Emollient Cream Great for dermatological conditions
Lip Balm Applicators Super for "spot" application
Lollipops Fun dosage form for slow delivery
Oral Syringes Improve dosing accuracy
Pediatric Dosing Bottle Provides a convenient, familiar way to deliver medication
Popsicles Another oral alternative during summer
Rapid Dissolve Tablets Alternative for children who spit out medicine
Troches Lozenges that dissolve in the mouth
Pediatric Flavors
We can flavor liquid medications to make them easier for children to take. This is particularly important with medications that need to be taken for an extended period of time. With a choice of almost 50 FLAVORS, we can make just about any medication taste better!

For infants, we even have a number of prescription diaper rash formulas.
Compounding Needs for Children

Adult formulations
We can make adult medications in pediatric doses

Custom flavored antibiotics/anti-virals
Any of dozens of available flavors can be added to meet the child's specific needs

Discontinued medications
When a medication such as nitrofurantoin suspension is no longer available, we can recreate the preparation for you.

Commercially unavailable treatment
The most appropriate treatments for problems such as diaper rash may not be commercially available, but we can formulate ointments and creams to your specifications

Lactose/Preservative/Dye-Free Medications
Allows medication delivery for patients with sensitivities

Improve Compliance
For children who have difficulty swallowing pills, medicated lollipops, gelatin troches or freezepops provide a fun way to take medicine

Specialty Treatments
Medications can be made in higher dosages and percentages for patients who don’t respond

Sugar-Free medications
An alternative for diabetic and PKU patients

Various delivery systems and alternative dosage forms
We can put pills into liquid forms or liquids into suppositories...whatever is easiest for the child. We also reformulate any medication to be delivered via G-tube.

Address: 25 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915
Phone: 978.524.4800
Fax: 978.524.4809
Store hours: Mon Fri. 9 am - 6 pm and Sat. by appt.
Email: info@custommedicine.com
Ask us about compounded medications for:
Your therapy plan
Discuss the possibility of having Custom Medicine compound a therapy with your physician. Or, we can contact him or her on your behalf and work together to develop a treatment plan tailored to fit your child’s body and your lifestyle.