Preservative-free timolol eye drops are compounded in strengths of 0.25% and 0.5% from timolol maleate.

Stenlake Compounding Chemist offers preservative-free formulations of common glaucoma treatments for patients with allergies to benzalkonium chloride (BAK) and other preservatives.

Preservative-free eye drops require refrigeration and can be shipped to most parts of Australia.

One month’s private prescription is available from $51. Contact your ophthalmologist or Stenlake Compounding Chemist for more information.


Melatonin is compounded by Stenlake Compounding Chemist from the highest-quality imported raw material, in various strengths and dosage forms including capsules. Stenlake Melatonin Capsules are available in the following strengths and pack sizes:

*MELATONIN 0.5MG to 10mg IMMEDIATE-RELEASE (100 capsules)
*MELATONIN 3MG SLOW-RELEASE (40 or 100 capsules)
*MELATONIN 5MG SLOW-RELEASE (50 or 100 capsules)
*MELATONIN 6MG SLOW-RELEASE (30 or 100 capsules)

Contact your physician or Stenlake Compounding Chemist for more information.

Note this is full strength melatonin, not homeopathic, therefore a prescription is required.


5-aminolevulinic acid is an endogenous precursor of protoporphyrin IX, which is a photosensitiser.


ALA is used topically in conjunction with blue light illumination for the treatment of some grades of actinic keratoses of the face and scalp.


ALA solution is applied topically. It is not intended for application by patients or unqualified practitioners. Application should involve either scalp or face lesions, but not both simultaneously.


ALA topical solution must be applied immediately following preparation of the solution because of the instability of the activated product.
Discard the prepared solution after 2 hours.
Stenlake Compounding Chemist can supply the following products on prescription:

  • *5-ALA Creams 2.5g in 5%, 10% or 20%
  • *5-ALA Solutions 1.5ml in 5%, 10% or 20%

All forms are supplied with diluent or base, connector, and all required materials including instruction leaflet.

Contact your cosmetic dermatologist or Stenlake Compounding Chemist for more information.


Minoxidil 5% solution is compounded usually with various strengths of Retinoic Acid 0.01% to 0.025% 100ml. Minoxidil is also available in a 1 mg oral capsule for the treatment of alopecia. Contact your physician or Stenlake Compounding Chemist for more information.