Many Northshore and Metro New Orleans women turn to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) pellets during menopause to help balance out their hormones. It’s a common treatment prescribed by local doctors.
But did you know that HRT pellets have been linked to unwanted side effects including female hair loss?
HRT Pellets and Unwanted Hair Loss
There is growing research to suggest that the one-size-fits-all amounts of testosterone in HRT pellets may lead to hair loss in some women. HRT pellets that are available in the market typically contain higher levels of testosterone that are known to cause hair loss in women who are sensitive to testosterone levels, thus resulting in unwanted hair loss.
Compounding HRT Creams and Dermal Treatments Can Be a Solution for Women Who are Losing Hair While on HRT Pellets
Commercially-available pharmaceuticals aren’t always the best medication solution for everyone. That’s why the compounding industry, of which we are a part, exists. We help patients on the Northshore and Metro New Orleans find compounding solutions for their pharmaceutical needs that are custom-made to their doctor’s unique prescription.
If you’re a local woman who has experienced hair loss while on HRT pellets, we may be able to help. We create compounds of custom-made HRT creams and dermal treatments, which replace HRT pellets and which will contain the exact amount of testosterone your doctor knows that you need to best manage your hormones during menopause. By doing this, we’re able to help many Northshore and Metro New Orleans women find the pharmaceutical solutions they need without the unwanted side effects of mass-produced solutions, such as hair loss from HRT pellets. And most importantly, these alternative HRT creams and dermal treatments may be safer to use and could reduce the risk of unwanted female hair loss.
How to Talk to Your Doctor About Compounding
We work with many doctors who understand the importance of compounding, and how to prescribe compounded medications. But if the doctor you see and with whom you have a great doctor-patient relationship is unfamiliar with our process, we’re happy to discuss compounding with him or her.
To make it easier to open up the conversation of compounding with your trusted doctor, we’ve created this webpage for doctors to understand the importance of custom-made compounds.
Contact Us To Learn More About Compounding for HRT
If this is the first time you’re reading about compounding for HRT (or any other type of medication), we’re available to discuss our process with you. In brief, the compounds we create are specially formulated by licensed pharmacists – who have even more education and the same credentials as the pharmacists you would find at a chain drugstore pharmacy – who you can trust to have the knowledge to skillfully and properly make the compounds your doctor has prescribed.
We make sure your compounded solutions are safe, by maintaining the strictest quality controls required by regulations, including:
- A sterile, cleanroom for creating compounds
- Continuous monitoring to detect any possible air contamination in our cleanrooms
- High-quality internal standards maintained by top-notch pharmacists
While considered an alternative form of receiving pharmaceuticals, compounding is popular among patients throughout the United States who find that the commercially-available medications, including HRTs, that are mass-produced by large pharmaceutical companies just don’t work for them – or cause too many frustrating or unwanted side effects.
If you’re ready to learn about compounding or try it for the first time, reach out to us Monday to Friday between 8 am to 5 pm. We can be reached through our online contact form or by calling us directly at (985) 801-0801.