Did you know that the average American will walk over 80,000 miles in their lifetime? It’s no wonder then that more than 75% of Americans will experience foot problems at some point in their lifetimes. When your feet hurt, your whole body hurts and your quality of life is affected. You look to your physician to provide the best possible treatment to get back to your active lifestyle. In recent years, more and more podiatrists and health care professionals have turned to compounding pharmacies to help treat a variety foot-related problems and diseases. Some of these problems that may benefit from compounded medication treatment include athlete’s foot, blisters and warts, plantar fasciitis, calluses, onychomycosis (nail fungus), and many others. Your physician, working with the professional pharmacists at Buffalo Pharmacies Compounding, can develop a treatment plan that is best for you using compounded medicines. They can combine numerous compatible medications into a single dosage form for easy administration. Plus, when certain medications are used together, a synergistic, beneficial effect is often achieved, making your therapy the best possible treatment program for you.
Athlete’s foot and nail fungus
Athlete’s foot and nail fungus (onychomycosis) are very common foot problems. Treatment often involves topical treatment and/or nail removal, and sometimes, oral medication. This course of treatment is not right for everyone. Through compounding, pharmacists can create a topical antifungal medication to apply directly to the problem area. Not only will you receive proven antifungal medicine, you may avoid drug interaction problems and experience fewer side effects.