How to Write a Compound Rx

What To Include

When writing a compound prescription please include the following information. We are happy to consult with you regarding your patient's prescription if you have questions.

  • Patient name
  • Date of birth
  • Best daytime phone number for patient
  • Active drug name
  • Dose/Strength/Concentration (i.e. Capsule, Cream, Suspension, etc)
  • Directions for use
  • Quantity to dispense
  • Number of refills authorized
  • Contact information for prescriber
  • Veterinarians: Per the FDA, you must provide a reason for compounding on patient specific orders.