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Do I need a prescription for a compounded medication? Can any doctor write a compounded prescription?

Yes, you will need a prescription for any compounded medication. Any doctor, or provider, can write a compound prescription. You do not necessarily have to see a provider who specializes in compoun...  Read More

Can you ship my order to me?

Akina Pharmacy is currently licensed in over 20 states and growing! Whether you are in our home state of Virginia or located in a state that we are licensed in, we will ship directly to your home with...  Read More

What is a compounded medication?

A compounded drug is prepared by a compounding pharmacy and is tailored to a patient’s specific needs. Here are some examples when a compounded drug may be beneficial: When a drug is not comm...  Read More

Are compounded medications expensive and are they covered by my prescription insurance?

In general, most compounded prescriptions are not expensive. The cost is determined by a number of factors such as the cost of ingredients and the time required to prepare the compounded medication. A...  Read More

Does my doctor know about compounding as an option?

Many doctors understand the benefits of compounding and regularly prescribe compounded medications to their patients. Still, We recommend that you speak to your doctor about compounded medications or ...  Read More

How should I select a compounding pharmacy?

Compounding is a scientific art that requires expertise and extensive knowledge on the standards that govern compounding. We recommend that the compounding pharmacy you choose: Is nationally accr...  Read More

Is Akina Pharmacy an accredited compounding pharmacy?

Yes. Akina Pharmacy has successfully passed the demanding national accreditation process of the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) administered by ACHC for sterile and non-sterile compoun...  Read More

How does Akina Pharmacy ensure quality of its compounded medication?

Akina Pharmacy has a Quality Assurance and Compliance Team that is dedicated to ensuring safety and quality of every medication that we dispense. The team is responsible for leading, developing, imple...  Read More

Does Akina Pharmacy perform sterility testing on its compounded sterile medications?

Akina Pharmacy has contracted a third-party analytical lab to conduct sterility, endotoxin, and potency testing on compounded medications in accordance with USP <71> Sterility Test and USP <8...  Read More