Prescription Drug Treatment

Prescription Drugs are a valuable tool, at the disposal of every doctor. Prescription medications are usually more safe than over-the-counter counterparts, due to the specific dosing instructions provided by your doctor and pharmacist. Knowledge of your past medical conditions, current medications, and allergies will help your doctor choose the most effective and safe medication.

Common Indications for Prescription Drug Treatment:

  • Gout
  • Infection
    • Bacterial - Antibiotics
    • Fungal Infections of Skin & Nails - Lamisil (Terbinafine)
  • Inflammation
    • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
    • Oral Steroids
  • Pain
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

While most prescriptions drugs are taken by mouth, there has been a great improvement in the use of topical prescription medication. These medications are provided by a special compounding pharmacy, and is usually available in the form of a cream. One of the benefits of topical compounding creams is the overwhelming decrease in potential side effects.

Conditions That Are Successful Treated with Compounding Medication:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Myalgia (Muscle Pain)
  • Muscle spasm and cramps
  • Nerve Related Pain Syndromes
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Tendinitis

CLICK HERE for a great resource on Drug Safety, provided by the FDA.

If you are interested in learning more about how Dr. McSpadden can help you, call 512-593-2949 or CLICK HERE to Schedule an Appointment.