Intensive Moisturising Cream

Intensive Moisturising Cream has been developed for normal to dry skin, using the highest grade raw materials. Gentle enough for sensitive skin for deep moisturising.

Can be used as a dual treatment for eczema and severe dry flaky skin. This medication is hand made, paraben free and fragrance free and Australian made and owned.


There is a current shortage of Antabuse (Disulfiram) effervescent tablets which may not be available to patients until end of this year. We are able to prepare Disulfiram capsules until the commercial brand “Antabuse’ is unavailable. The strengths and package size depends on the regime provided by your doctor.


All-purpose nipple ointment (APNO) is a term used for a recipe of an ointment created by Dr Jack Newman and used by breastfeeding mothers.
Often mothers with sore nipples do not have time to try out different treatments that may or may not work, so for most effective and convenient treatment we recommend APNO which is the combination of various treatments in one ointment.
APNO has triple properties: antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory effects and contains ingredients that help deal with several causes or aggravating factors of sore nipples.

It is recommended to apply it sparingly after each feeding. Do not wash it off or wipe it off, between breast feeding.


Magic or miracle mouthwash is a solution used to treat mouth ulcers/sores (oral mucositis) caused by some forms of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.


Magic mouthwash usually contains these basic ingredients:

  • An antibiotic (e.g. Tetracycline) to eliminate the infection
  • An antihistamine (i.e DiphenhydramineHCl) to reduce inflammation, pain and discomfort
  • An antifungal (i.e Nystatin) to reduce fungal growth
  • A corticosteroid (i.e Hydrocortoisone) to treat inflammation


It is recommended to use magic mouthwash every four to six hours. The solution must be held in your mouth for one to two minutes before being either spit out or swallowed.

Contact your physician or chemist for more information.


5-ALA 5-Amino Levulenic Acid
  • Prescription Only
Acidophillus Lactobacillus Bifidus
  • Order
Boric Acid Pessaries
  • Prescription Only
Cycloserine Capsules
  • Prescription Only
Dibella Antioxidant Capsules
  • Prescription Only
Dose Reduction Schedules
  • Prescription Only
Estradiol Implants (Pellets) 100mg X 1
  • Prescription Only
GABA Gamma Aminobutyric Acid
  • Order
HGH Human Growth Hormone
  • Prescription Only
Hypertonic Saline Eye drops/ointment
  • Order
Indolplus(DIM) tablets DI-INDOLYLMETHANE
  • Order
Lactase Capsules
  • Order
  • Prescription Only
Testosterone Implants (Pellets)
  • Prescription Only
Vitamine B12



Strictly speaking menopause means your final menstrual period.

More commonly it is the decade in which the ovaries stop developing eggs and there is a decline in hormone levels, most notably estrogens.

Menopause is the “change of life” brought about by biological changes that may carry with them immense physical and
emotional changes.

The root of vasomotor menopausal symptoms is the decline in estrogen levels. When this level is elevated the physical discomforts can be alleviated. Low estrogen may cause hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal atrophy and emotional displays.

Estrogen is in fact a class of hormones made up of three players – Estrone, Estradiol, and Estriol. Estradiol is the primary estrogen produced by the ovaries and is the key to the change in a woman’s body. At puberty it is instrumental in the development of breasts, genitalia and the extra layer of fat under the skin. When menstruation starts other hormones enter the picture, mainly progesterone.

From the beginning of the menstruation cycle to about day 14 estrogen flows, peaks, and then declines. At this stage (day 14) progesterone production starts to increase reaching a maximum at about day 22 after which it starts to fall dramatically (if no fertilized egg) until day 28 when menstruation occurs.

This cycle continues for the next 35-40 years.

Ovarian estrogen and progesterone begin to decline during a woman’s 30’s but do not become evident until her 40-50’s when cycles become irregular and the classic symptoms of menopause appear, i.e. night sweats, hot flushes, etc.

With this decline in estrogen the risk of heart disease, osteoporosis, and memory loss, increase.


Estrogen replacement has profound and immediate effects on menopausal symptoms (hot flushes, vaginal dryness, night sweats, sleepless nights, depression, reduced libido, lack of enjoyment of sex, urinary incontinence, vaginal and bladder infections). However taking estrogen alone increases the risk of uterine cancer. In the body, estrogen does not exist by itself, it is balanced by progesterone. It is crucial to supplement estrogen with progesterone to re-establish the natural hormone balance, because these hormones are antagonistic in many ways and block actions of each other in certain circumstances.


Considering a patient who is not taking any form of HRT, test the serum levels of estradiol, progesterone, testosterone and DHEA to obtain a baseline from which to determine a starting formula. This starting dose calculation is an educated guess as two factors are unknown i.e. the absorption rate and the level of estrogen we are aiming at. We don’t know their estrogen secretion levels in their premenopausal days, hence we don’t know where we’re aiming.

In a patient with severe estrogen deficiency problems and no history of cancer, estradiol will give the most immediate results with hot flushes disappearing within a couple of days. If the dose is too high, breast and nipple tenderness will rapidly appear and the only way to remedy this is to reduce the estradiol dose until the flushes reappear, then incrementally increase estradiol until they cease.

Using triest, which is a combination of all three estrogens (10% estrone, 10% estradiol and 80% estriol) the above problem is less likely to occur. Although a little slower, it is probably the best way to go.

Progesterone replacement is not as tricky and as long as the dose is high enough to hold the estrogen proliferation. From experience, a dose of 150-200mg of progesterone per day is usually adequate, with a Triest : Pg ratio of 1:100.

Testosterone is also very important, and not only for the libido consideration. Testosterone may also be considered a weak estrogen as it also breaks down to estrone and estradiol. Also it is a natural antidepressant – particularly noticeable in women who have had hysterectomies.

DHEA, is also a good addition for several reasons, the main being that because DHEA itself is metabolised to testosterone, estrone and estradiol, it helps to balance the formula if it is not exactly “spot-on”. The independent effects of DHEA, namely that feeling of well being, should not be overlooked.

The form that we make our Natural hormone replacement in is called a troche and a typical female HRT dose is:

  • Triest 1-5mg
  • Progesterone 50-200mg
  • Testosterone 0.5-5mg
  • DHEA 5-25mg


Don’t give up on hormone replacement therapy after a month. Some women on HRT will notice results immediately while others may not for several months. In these cases spend 3-4 months noting symptoms and adjusting hormone doses to devise a personalised HRT program.

Exercise has a decidedly beneficial effect on hormone balance and women who participate in regular physical activity have an easier transition through menopause with noticeably fewer hot flushes. At least three to four hours per week of moderate exercise is recommended.

Read our SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS document and take the HORMONAL TEST


Veterinary Compounding making medication a treat for pets.


Because of the different shapes and weights of animals, commercially available medicines are not always appropriate. They often come in large capsules or extra large doses of 100mg or more for human use. A small kitten may only need a dose of 15mg. That’s where compounding is especially helpful. We can compound a tuna flavoured suspension with the amount that is exact for the pet’s weight and condition. Dosages for dogs can also be very tricky. An antibiotic effective for a 40kg Rotweiller would be too much for a 4kg Chihuahua.


The pet that refuses to take medication because of the taste is often a prime candidate for compounding. Cats don’t like pills, but most like tuna. Dogs don’t appreciate a traditional solution of amoxycillin being squirted into their mouths, but will gladly take it when it’s part of a tasty biscuit or treat. Take a look at the list of available flavours here.

By working closely with veterinarians, a compounding pharmacist can prepare medicines into easy-to-give flavoured dosage forms that animals devour, whether the animal is a cat, dog, ferret, bird or snake.


Sometimes manufacturers will discontinue a medication used in veterinary applications. A compounding chemist may obtain the pure bulk pharmaceutical and prepare a prescription for the discontinued product.

Contact us with any request large or small.

Veterinary Pet Compounding Pharmacy

IVF / Assisted Reproduction

IVF / Assisted Reproduction
  • Prescription Only
Progesterone Oily Injections
  • 50mg/ml 1ml and 2ml vials, DHEA 25mg tablets
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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a group of physical and emotional symptoms that occur before your menstrual period begins. It is a complex disorder affecting millions of women.


Premenstrual Syndrome is the recurrence of certain symptoms before menstruation with complete absence of symptoms after menstruation.

These symptoms should not be present for more than fourteen days prior to menstruation, as this is the number of days from ovulation until menstruation, and they must be noted for a minimum of two cycles. The complete absence of symptoms after menstruation should be at least seven days. It is this absence of symptoms after menstruation that makes the diagnosis of PMS complete.

Take the PMS test


The duration of PMS varies enormously. It may be a black depression that lasts fourteen days, to migraines that last a day or two, to an epileptic seizure that may last only a few minutes. Symptoms are always at their worst immediately prior to menstruation as this is the time when progesterone is most required.


Although the average menstrual cycle is considered to be 28 days, PMS treatment must take the length of the individual’s menstrual cycle into consideration.

It is important to note that PMS can occur in a cycle when ovulation does not take place as well as in normal ovulatory cycles. PMS may also recurr after recovery from the trauma of hysterectomy, with or without removal of both ovaries.


PMS is universally recognised and is treated in many and varied ways from aspirin to antidepressants, with symptoms both physical and psychological. With the advent of molecular microbiology and the discovery of progesterone receptors, a whole new protocol for the treatment of PMS has evolved. With this advanced medical knowledge and the acceptance of these receptors, treatment should be aimed at ensuring their maximum function. To do this effectively a three pronged approach is required. By this we mean that lifestyle adaptations may be required – stress, if present must be relieved, the blood sugar level must be maintained, and finally the appropriate progesterone therapy must be applied.


Medical Background

  1. Establish a full hormonal medical background (eg. ability to tolerate the pill)
  2. Keep a menstrual chart for at least two months, as the timing of the symptoms is essential.


  1. It is essential to maintain blood sugar levels.
  2. Consider the patient’s normal diet (weekdays and weekends)
  3. Check the BMI and gauge fluid retention.

Sleep Patterns

Consider the quality and duration of sleep.

The Three Hourly Starch Diet

If there is a drop in blood sugar, progesterone receptors cannot bind to or transport progesterone. Thus even if your serum progesterone levels are normal, progesterone deficit symptoms will be evident.

As blood sugar levels fall, adrenaline is released which causes sugar to be transported from within the cells to the bloodstream. As this sugar goes into the blood it is replaced by water. This in turn causes fluid retention and bloating and subsequent weight gain.

To make the situation even worse, consider the effects of this adrenaline in the blood. Adrenaline is the hormone that causes the “fight, flight or fright” response- the emotions that are exacerbated by PMS.

It has also been established that progesterone levels drop after a large meal, thus women with PMS should eat smaller meals more frequently. This is why the three hourly starch diet has been established. If it is not followed, buckets of progesterone will not help.

Starchy foods are the ones containing wheat, potatoes, oats, rice, rye and corn. The starch diet does not mean that you stop eating healthy, varied and nutritious food. It simply means that you modify it by adding starchy snacks every three hours, eat within an hour of going to bed and within an hour after rising. By doing this your main meals will be reduced as your hunger will be less and many people on this diet actually lose weight.

It will take seven days to feel the benefits of this diet and another seven if you break it by going for long periods without eating. Often it has been found that by simply following this diet PMS symptoms disappear.

Treatment of PMS using Progesterone