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Supplements or Compounded Treatments for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain comes in many forms. Whether it’s a daily stress-induced headache, pain from a previous accident, or a strained joint or muscle, chronic pain can make your day to day life difficult. MD Custom Rx offers a wide range of supplements and prepares custom compounded pain management solutions to help those struggling with chronic pain. We understand everyone’s pain is different. We will work with your doctors to customize the right treatment to best support your body and your needs. Talk to your physician about customized medications and treatments available through prescription compounding and let us work together to help you achieve the comfortable daily life you deserve.

Natural Supplements that Reduce Inflammation

MD Custom Rx offers Ortho Molecular nutritional supplements to help with inflammation. There are a few potential contributing factors for inflammation. It is important to ensure a proper balance between Omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFAs), which are pro-inflammatory and Omega-3 EFAs, which are building blocks for the body’s natural anti-inflammatory hormones. Most diets contain far too much Omega-6 EFAs relative to Omega-3 EFAs resulting in a higher level of inflammation. To help you control this, MD Custom Rx offers Ortho Molecular Orthomega Fish Oil. Orthomega Fish Oil has a high-concentration of the Omega-3 EFAs, EPA and DHA for a wide range of benefits.

Turmeric – The Power of Curcumin

Natural inflammatory blockers can also be of huge benefit. Turmeric (Curcumin) is an orange-colored spice, used for thousands of years in cooking and medicine. The pharmacologically active component of turmeric, curcumin, limits the action of lipoxygenase and cyclooxygenase impeding enzymes in the inflammatory pathway. While some manufacturers use unstandardized turmeric with fluctuating levels of curcumin, MD Custom Rx offers Ortho Molecular Inflamma-bLOX which includes 850mg of standardized turmeric, guaranteed to contain 95% curcumin. Other beneficial ingredients of Inflamma-bLOX include Skullcap Root Extract, used historically in Chinese medicine for allergies, and Bee Propolis Extract, high in beneficial flavonoids and containing caffiec acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) which is an important component in propolis’s antioxidant and immune-enhancing activities. Join our Frequent Buyer Wellness Program and start taking advantage of our discounted rates for all of these daily life enhancing supplements.

Repairing Damaged Cartilage

One of the most abundant molecules in cartilage is collagen, responsible for the strength and resilience of cartilage. Collagen cannot be synthesized without vitamin C, which also acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory, so supplementing with vitamin C is an obvious choice. MD Custom Rx offers Ortho Molecular Buffered Vitamin C Capsules and Buffered Lemon Vitamin C Powder, allowing for convenient, buffered doses of this essential vitamin. Supplements containing glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate are also recommended to help reduce joint pain and increase the resilience and thickness of joint cartilage. We suggest you try our Ortho Molecular Chondro-Flx Supplement available here online.

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D has been receiving a lot of attention recently for its role in cancer prevention, and its implication in the development of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis as well as in the muscle and bone pain associated with osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. It is beneficial to test your blood to assess your individual vitamin D status. You can request your ZRT laboratory blood spot test kit to test your vitamin D level today at MD Custom Rx, and we also offer Ortho Molecular Vitamin D3 with K2 Liquid to help increase your vitamin D levels.

Custom Compounded Preparations for Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic Pain can often be difficult to treat due to complex neuronal involvement and the individuality of pain perception. The compounding pharmacists at MD Custom Rx are specially trained in understanding complex pain pathways and have been working closely with patients and prescribers to obtain pain control for close to a decade. Often the Transdermal treatment of neuropathic pain can be beneficial for the following reasons:

  1. Several agents can be combined into a single preparation, thus attacking multiple pain pathways by using one convenient preparation.
  2. Transdermal drug application bypasses most systemic pathways, thus virtually eliminating side effects and drug interactions
  3. Transdermal preparations can be used in a variety of ways in order to best treat pain in each individual. It can be applied to the site of pain, to a dermatome region where the nerve originates or even to trigger points.

Custom Compounded Cetyl Myristoleate (CMO) Therapies

Cetyl Myristoleate (CMO) can be used as a pain reliever and anti-inflammatory, helping to reduce the symptoms of arthritis as well as serving as an immune system modulator. Harry W. Diehl began studying the use of Cetyl Myristoleate for arthritic symptoms in order to help a friend suffering from painful arthritis.1 Harry used rats in his study, and found that the rats injected with CMO remained more arthritic-symptom-free than those in the control group not given CMO. He then went on to further study the substance, and his published research in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, March 1994, revealed analogues of CMO such as Cetyl Oleate and Cetyl Elaidate are not as effective as CMO alone. You can find many products containing a combination of CMO analogues, but the only way you can get the full effect with pure CMO is through prescription compounding. If you are suffering from painful arthritis, talk to your doctor about Cetyl Myristoleate (CMO) custom prescription compounding, and MD Custom Rx will be glad to work with your physician to help combine the perfect compound for you.

Custom Compounded Low Dose Naltrexone

Researchers have found low doses of naltrexone can help to reduce the painful symptoms of Fibromyalgia, Crohn’s Disease, and Multiple Sclerosis among other health conditions, with minimal side effects.2,3,4,5 To obtain the proper doses, low dose naltrexone (LDN) must be compounded. LDN works by blocking opioid receptors for several hours while you sleep, prolonging up-regulation of vital elements to the immune system by causing an increase in endorphin and encephalin production, enhancing the overall function of your immune system. If you are suffering with Fibromyalgia, Crohn’s Disease, or Multiple Sclerosis and still looking for a medication to help reduce your painful symptoms, talk with your physician about working with MD Custom Rx to custom compound a low dose naltrexone treatment for you. MD Custom Rx follows the most stringent standards of potency testing for all compounded pharmaceuticals, making us your most reliable source for low dose naltrexone in Wisconsin.

Prescription Transdermal NSAIDs

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) provide pain relieving and fever reducing effects, and can also be an anti-inflammatory in higher doses. Transdermal NSAIDs can be custom compounded by prescription only to help reduce your painful symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, soft tissue inflammation, migraines, plantar fasciitis and more. NSAIDs work by blocking COX enzymes which produce prostaglandins throughout your body. Prostaglandins promote inflammation, pain and fever. When NSAIDs reduce the production of prostaglandins, chronic inflammation and pain are reduced. Talk with your physician to see if Transdermal NSAIDs could work for your pain.

Prescription Transdermal Guaifenesin

Transdermal Guaifenesin is a compounded prescription used to help with the treatment of muscle cramps and chronic pain, especially in athletes. Guaifenesin has been clinically proven to help reduce pain associated with the upper back, neck, shoulders, and muscle spasms or stiffness. MD Custom Rx can work with your doctor to work out the best custom compounded Transdermal Guaifenesin prescription to your to help relieve your chronic pain symptoms. Talk to your doctor about your custom compounded transdermal pain relief options.

Custom Compounded Medication for Chronic Pain from MD Custom Rx

Don’t waste time dealing with pain when a custom compounded treatment tailored to help your specific symptoms could be just what you need. With custom compounding prescriptions, your options are greatly increased. MD Custom Rx will work closely with your physician to help find the best custom compounded treatment for you. Talk to your physician today about your many custom compounded treatment options

For Compounded Solutions to Relieve Pain and Inflammation CALL 262.373.1050.

1 Diehl HW, May EL. Cetyl Myristoleate Isolated from Swiss Albino Mice: An Apparent Protective Agent Against Adjuvant Arthritis in Rats. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1994;83:296-299.

2 Younger J, Mackey S. Fibromyalgia Symptoms Are Reduced by Low-Dose Naltrexone: A Pilot Study. Pain Medicine 2009;10:663-672.

3 Smith JP, Stock H, Bingaman S, etal. Low-Dose Naltrexone Therapy Improves Active Crohn’s Disease. The American Journal of Gastroenterology 2007;102:820-828.

4 Gironi M, Martinelli-Boneschi F, Sacerdote P, et. al. A Pilot Trial of Low-Dose Naltrexone in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal 2008;14;1076-1083.

5 Cree BAC, Kornyeyeva E, Goodin DS. Pilot Trial of Low-dose Naltrexone and Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis. Annals of Neurology 2010;68:145-150.