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Wedgewood Compounding Pharmacy News

Wedgewood Pharmacy compounds thyroid tablets during manufacturer backorder of Armour Thyroid tablets
in Press Room - 11/05/2009
Wedgewood Pharmacy announced today that it is compounding thyroid tablets in response to physician demand during the long-term backorder of Forest Laboratories’ Armour Thyroid tablets. Compounded using Thyroid USP powder, a naturally occurring thyroid, Wedgewood Pharmacy’s scored tablets are available by prescription in 15mg, 30mg, 60mg and 120mg, with prices ranging from $21 to $25 per 100-count bottle. Thyroid tablets are commonly prescribed by physicians to treat hypothyroidism.

Wedgewood Pharmacy CEO receives highest Annual Alumni Award from Philadelphia School of Pharmacy
in Press Room - 09/28/2009
George J. Malmberg, R.Ph., F.A.C.A., F.A.C.V.P, the pharmacist president and chief executive officer of Wedgewood Pharmacy (Swedesboro NJ) was the 55th recipient of the Annual Alumni Award from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) of the University of the Sciences. It is the school’s highest alumni recognition, given for outstanding contributions to the profession, science and mankind. Malmberg, a resident of Wilmington DE, received the award at a ceremony Saturday evening.

Pergolide low-dust granules and non-chewable tablets now available from Wedgewood Pharmacy
in Press Room - 04/08/2009
Wedgewood Pharmacy has introduced custom-compounded Pergolide in two new dosage forms: flavored, low-dust granules and non-chewable tablets. The preparation commonly is prescribed to treat Cushing's syndrome in horses.

Wedgewood Pharmacy expands services offering in veterinary oncology
in Press Room - 01/15/2009
Wedgewood Pharmacy has expanded its oncology formulary to include both custom-compounded and manufactured chemotherapeutic and adjuvant agents. All medications are available by prescription for veterinary use only and are dispensed in dosage forms ranging from capsules and chewable treats to oral suspensions, ophthalmics and pre-filled syringes.

Cyclosporine Therapy in Veterinary Dermatology
in Industry Updates - 12/01/2008
Treating canine and feline dermatoses with cyclosporine has been the subject of great interest in recent years. Many studies have focused on canine atopic dermatitis, and now there is substantial evidence that cyclosporine is efficacious in treating this common condition. In addition, cyclosporine has been used to treat a number of recalitrant skin diseases, ranging from canine perianal fistulas to feline eosinophilic granuloma complex.

Wedgewood Pharmacy responds to Acepromazine Maleate drug shortage
in Press Room - 07/08/2008
While Acepromazine Maleate (Acepromazine) is on extended backorder from the manufacturer, Wedgewood Pharmacy will compound this preparation into Gourmeds™ (chewable, flavored tablets), capsules and a flavored suspension in the most frequently prescribed strengths. Acepromazine will be available by prescription for veterinary use only.

Wedgewood Pharmacy introduces new compounded dosage form and new preparation for equine patients
in Press Room - 06/27/2008
Wedgewood Pharmacy has added a new dosage form, antibiotic beads, and a new preparation, Pentosan Polysulfate Sodium (Pentosan), to its extensive formulary of custom-compounded preparations.

Three New Board Members to Join USP
in Industry Updates - 06/05/2008
Lucy Malmberg, Wedgewood Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary/Treasurer, Named to USP Board Two new members were recently elected and one alumni representative was appointed to serve on the board of trustees of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. The responsibilities of USP's board of trustees include approving the University's strategic plans and ensuring their consistency with the institution's mission and goals.

FLAVORx teams up with Wedgewood Pharmacy to make it even easier to make pet medications taste good
in Press Room - 01/21/2008
The Veterinary Division of FLAVORx, Inc., which distributes a veterinary-medicine flavoring system, and Wedgewood Pharmacy, the nation’s largest compounding pharmacy, have teamed up to provide a new, convenient option for veterinarians to make pet medications taste good. The FLAVORx system provides “recipes” that veterinarians use to add flavors to specially-formulated prescription suspensions from Wedgewood Pharmacy.

Wedgewood Pharmacy introduces Tiny Tabs: Smaller than a Tic-Tac, makes pilling easier
in Press Room - 01/21/2008
Wedgewood Pharmacy has introduced Tiny Tabs™, a 6.25 mm-diameter, custom-compounded tablet dosage-form for “pilling” finicky pets who won’t cooperate and take their medicine in a treat form. The small size of Tiny Tabs makes it easier for pet owners to “pill” animals, especially with difficult-to-administer and bitter-tasting medications. Tiny Tabs are about one-half the size of a tic tac® breath mint and cost up to 70% less than other dosage forms, such as capsules.