Two New Innovative Services at Central Pharmacy Help Reduce Cellulite and Tighten Skin!

We are incredibly excited to announce two new cellulite-blasting services that are now offered at Central Compounding Pharmacy in our pharmacy Spa Room: Vacuodermie and Ultrasonic Cavitation!

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Both of these services are innovative non-surgical alternatives to liposuction that help to reduce cellulite on your body as well as tighten skin.

For best results, we recommend that both treatments be used in an alternate sequence, but you may also see results from individual services.

What is Vacuodermie and how does it work?

Vacuodermie is a safe and painless FDA-registered technique used for the reduction of cellulite, wrinkles, and scars. The majority of people seek this treatment for weight loss and slimming, skin firming and toning, body contouring, sculpting massage, natural facial lifting effect, relief of muscle tension and body aches, joint pain and inflammation, scars, stretch marks, and much more.

In a typical vacuodermie session, a sliding device with transparent cups is used to gently move across your skin, applying measured levels of suction that activate cellular exchanges from deep tissues to the surface of the skin. This technique causes an increase in the vascularization of tissues through the dilation of small vessels, delivering more oxygen and essential nutrients, restoring an optimal cellular metabolism, improving blood flow to the tissues, and promoting tissue rejuvenation. In addition, it has been used to treat tendonitis, bursitis, muscle sprains, general pain, spasms, motion problems, and inflammation.

Vacuodermie has been used in Europe for many years and is now becoming more popular in the United States. It sometimes is seen as a modern version of cupping, but offers many more benefits due to the combination of simultaneous suction and massage.

What is Ultrasonic Cavitation and how does it work?

Ultrasonic Cavitation is one of the latest developments in the reduction of cellulite, using high energy waves to shrink fat cells in the body. In a typical treatment, a trained clinician uses an ultrasound machine and gel or cream and makes circles and strokes on the part(s) of the body affected by cellulite.  The machine uses high frequency waves to target fat cells deep within the tissue, drawing blood towards the area and allowing the tissue to release fat.

Ultrasound cavitation has been shown to be extremely effective at reducing cellulite and providing body shaping. In addition, radio frequency is also used to help tighten the skin after the cavitation step.

The procedure is safe, painless and can only take approximately 20-40 minutes.

 

If you are interested in booking an appointment with us today or learning more about Vacuodermie or Ultrasound Cavitation, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (310) 395-3294 or send us a message!

SUPPLEMENT SALE!! Get 20% off!
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Take advantage of our incredible 20% off promotion for the month of August on your purchase of all vitamins and powders at Central Compounding Pharmacy! This is valid on any supplement purchase of $120 or more.

Stop in today at our compounding pharmacy in Santa Monica to pick up some of the best supplement brands you can find! We also offer a variety of shipping options to customers who live further away and wish to order over the phone and have us ship to your home.

To place your order, give us a call at (310) 395-3294 or drop by 2008 Wilshire Blvd today!

Meet Our New Pharmacist, Mona!
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We are so excited to introduce our new Pharmacist, Mona Sadri, who recently joined the Central Compounding Pharmacy team in May!

Mona grew up in Ann Arbor, MI and studied for her Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Michigan. After graduation she moved to Los Angeles and began working for a pharmacy chain. However, after 4 years she was craving something more personable and fulfilling and moved on to a job at a boutique pharmacy where she realized her true interest and appreciation for compounding and the ability to offer an alternative to patients that don’t respond to traditional forms of treatment. 

In her free time, Mona likes to head to the beach or explore new places around the city and takes every opportunity she can to travel. 

If you get a chance please say hello and welcome to Mona the next time you visit our pharmacy!

July Promotion: 15% Off All Orders over $120!
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For the month of July only, get 15% off all supplements orders over $120 at Central Compounding Pharmacy! This discount applies to all of our supplement lines. 

Stop by our pharmacy in Santa Monica today to check out our extensive lines of supplements available! We can also place custom orders if there is a special product we don’t currently carry; if we don’t have it in store, just ask if we can special order it for you!

**In addition, for those of you who live outside the Santa Monica or Los Angeles area, we also offer a variety of shipping options to choose from!

Drop by 2008 Wilshire Blvd today for your discount, or give us a call at (310) 395-3294

Extended Hours! Central Compounding Pharmacy Now Open Until 5:30pm!
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Due to popular request, Central Compounding Pharmacy has now extended its weekday hours to 5:30pm starting on July 2nd!!  

As you may (or may not) be aware, we also extended our morning hours a month ago to 8:30am, so we are happy and very pleased to offer more convenience to our customers with these longer pharmacy hours.

Starting July 2, 2018, our official pharmacy hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm.

Stop on by 2008 Wilshire Blvd to drop off your medications, shop, and wave hello!

 

 

What type of doctors can write a prescription for compounded medications?
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A compounded medication is a drug that is currently not being made by a pharmaceutical company and therefore doesn’t have a brand name like other prescriptions you would normally fill at a pharmacy. These medications are not commercially available, hence the need for a compounding pharmacy to combine ingredients to create a medication that is customized for your specific needs. Medications--depending on the type--can be compounded into creams, liquids, capsules, troches, ointments, drops, suppositories, gels, and more. (Read more about reasons why a patient may need a compounded medication here.)

Compounded medications can only be filled with a written prescription from your physician.
Any doctor can write a prescription for a compounded medication, but the majority of these prescriptions usually come from:

  • Endocrinologists (hormone replacement therapy, endocrine disorders)
  • Dermatologists (skin)
  • Veterinarians (pets)
  • Pain specialists
  • Dentists (teeth)
  • Podiatrists (feet)
  • Gastroenterologists (digestive system)
  • Pediatricians (children)

There are a few local doctors we recommend in some of these fields - click here to see a few! In addition, Central Compounding Pharmacy currently works with many veterinary clinics in the Santa Monica and West Los Angeles area. Please stop in our pharmacy or call us at (310) 395-3294 if you would like any additional doctor recommendations!

 

Answers to Your Questions About CBD Oil
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We are now selling CBD oil at Central compounding Pharmacy in Santa Monica!

The following are a few common questions about CBD oil answered for you. If you'd like to purchase some CBD oil or have further questions, please stop in at our pharmacy today or give us a call at 310-395-3294!

Q: What does "CBD" stand for?
A: CBD stands for cannabidiol, which is a natural substance obtained from hemp plants.

Q: What are the benefits of using CBD oil?
A: Evidence suggests that CBD can relieve pain and inflammation, reduce anxiety, help to fight cancer, treat neuropsychiatric and other mental health disorders, relieve nausea, and much more.

Q: How is CBD oil extracted from the industrial hemp?
A: Steam is used in the distillation and crystallization process.

Q: Is Hemp Oil and CBD Oil the same thing?
A: No, they are not the same thing. Hemp oil mostly consists of hemp stalk oil, and although this oil does contain naturally occurring CBD, the CBD is only one of nearly 80+ phytocannabinoids in hemp. (Read more about hemp oil here)

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Q: What is the proper way to use CBD oil?
A: Place the desired amount of CBD oil on the tongue, hold for 90 seconds and then swallow. The perfect dosage of CBD can vary greatly between people so it’s advisable to experiment with serving size to find the perfect dosage for you. The average dosage is one dropper but it may vary accordingly to your metabolism. As the product is safe, there is no upper limit and no side effect from taking too much. Shake the bottle before using. Keep refrigerated. If pregnant or lactating, consult with qualified medical practitioner before consuming.

Q: What percentage is the CBD strength in this oil?
A: We have 16% to 99.9% extractions available in our pharmacy. Raw, decarboxylates nano extraction (in syringes custom made) and crystallized. We are the only company that has CBD available to our growing customer base.

Q: What is the recommended dosage of CBD oil?
A: Start with the lowest dosage and increase milligrams as needed
3 drops is approximately 1mg of CBD in 0.5 oz bottle of 100mg CBD
2 drops is approximately 1mg of CBD in 0.5 oz bottle of 200mg CBD

Q: Is CBD Legal?
A: Yes. It is 100% legal because the CBD is extracted from industrial hemp.

Q: Will CBD Get Me High?
A: NO. There is <0.3% THC in our CBD Extracted Hemp Oils.

Q: Where can I get CBD oil?
A: We have several CBD oil (and hemp oil) extractions available in our pharmacy in Santa Monica, California. Please stop in at our pharmacy today at 2008 Wilshire Blvd or give us a call at 310-395-3294!


Available products, sizes, and pricing:

CBD Integrity CBD oil - 200mg: $64.00
CBD Integrity CBD oil - 500mg: $124.00 (save 23% by choosing the larger bottle!)
Thorne Hemp Oil Blend - 30 capsules: $60.00
Sagely Naturals Hemp CBD cream - 4 oz: $35.99, or 2 oz: $15.99
Sagely Naturals Hemp CBD spray - 2 oz:  $27.99
Sagely Naturals Hemp Headache CBD Roll On: .34 oz:  $29.99

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June Promotion: 20% Off Supplements!
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Take advantage of our incredible promotion this month to receive 20% off of any supplements you purchase at Central Compounding Pharmacy in the month of June when you spend $120 or more. This discount applies to ALL of our supplement lines!

Stop in at Central Compounding Pharmacy in Santa Monica today to check out our extensive lines of supplements available!

Central Compounding Pharmacy: Now open at 8:30am!!
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New Hours at Central Compounding Pharmacy

For our customers' convenience, starting June 1, 2018, we will now be opening a half hour earlier than in the past! Come on in to Central Compounding Pharmacy in Santa Monica now starting at 8:30am!

Overall, our official new hours are now Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

We hope this earlier start time will be beneficial to many of our customers so that they have more time in the morning to shop, pick up medications, and drop off prescriptions!

A Wonderful and Positive Review for Central Pharmacy
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We always appreciate positive reviews from our happy customers at Central Compounding Pharmacy!

Thank you this time to "H.B." for the terrific review on Yelp recently! 

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I’ve been having my compounded prescriptions filled here for 10 years or so and in all that time had only one problem which was quickly and promptly resolved. The owner takes pride in this pharmacy and it shows. When there’s a supplement sale, woohoo! I only wish I lived closer, but having my prescriptions and supplements sent is worth the cost to have access to the kind of expertise here. I think they’re terrific.
— H. B.

If you are happy with our services here at Central Compounding Pharmacy, we would certainly appreciate you giving us a shout-out on Yelp as well!  And thank you as always for your patronage over the years!!