Reasons to Choose a Compounding Pharmacy

compound labDid you know that Village Green Apothecary has safely provided prescription drugs for over 50 years? And compounding is a big part of that. Our compounding pharmacy specializes in custom compounding of vitamins, minerals and prescription drugs. Individualized compounds are prepared on orders from a nutritionist or physician, like a regular prescription, and offer several distinct advantages over mass-produced bottled products.

One of the most important aspects of Village Green is our pharmacists’ depth of knowledge. They know a lot about nutrition and alternative medicine, drug-nutrient interactions and drug-herb interactions. Continue reading “Reasons to Choose a Compounding Pharmacy”

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How Village Green Apothecary Can Help You

IMG_0652a_smallDid you know that many prescription medications cause nutrient deficiencies? In plants, you can tell the signs of nutrient deficiencies just by looking at the leaves. In humans, symptoms may show up as fatigue, discolored nails, lackluster or brittle hair, or in other ways. Prescription risks and nutrient deficiencies, often shown through symptoms such as these, are the precursors to future ill health.

Prescription interactions are the fourth leading cause of emergency visits in the U.S. If you take a prescription, there are risks that can cause future conditions unless you know how to balance them. Continue reading “How Village Green Apothecary Can Help You”

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Meet Ron Keech – Our Chief Compounding Pharmacist Since 1978

Ron Keech R.Ph. graduated from the University of Maryland and has been a compounding pharmacist for over 30 years.  Specialized training in natural hormone replacement therapy places him as an expert in this area. Ron also has a special interest in pediatric compounds, many of which have helped seriously ill children going through transplant surgery, suffering from autism and other debilitating conditions.

The personal service element that addresses unique health issues is what Ron enjoys most about compounding. If you are interested in learning more about compounding ask your doctor or call Village Green.

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Village Green Offers Custom Compounding

Did you know that Village Green is also a compounding pharmacy?  In fact, it’s our specialty. We have a wonderful team led by Ron Keech, dedicated to customizing supplements and prescriptions for you, as well as your pets.  To learn more about our custom compounds and other happenings at Village Green, become a fan of our Facebook site.

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