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  • Community Appreciation Day 2018

    Community Appreciation Day 2018

      Beautiful weather has finally arrived and that means it’s time for our third annual Community Appreciation Day!  Join us in celebrating our wonderful local community on Saturday June 23rd from 11 am to 2 pm at 501 Coldstream Drive in Oshawa.  It is a FREE fun-filledRead More »
  • Why Do I Have To Wait For My Compounded Prescription?

    Why Do I Have To Wait For My Compounded Prescription?

      It has been a tiring day.  You waited for months to get an appointment with the specialist, waited an hour at the specialist’s office and then drove around town trying to find a pharmacy able to compound your custom prescription.  You found Custom Care Pharmacy &Read More »
  • Our Story Published by Globe and Mail Newspaper

    Our Story Published by Globe and Mail Newspaper

    “Target’s closing devastated my business. Here’s how we recovered” is the title of the article published by Globe and Mail, a national longstanding Canadian newspaper, on October 10th.  It is our story about the history of Custom Care Pharmacy & Compounding Centre, describing how it was establishedRead More »
  • Oh What A Beautiful Morning, Oh What A Beautiful Day!

    Oh What A Beautiful Morning, Oh What A Beautiful Day!

    This year’s Community Appreciation Day was held on June 10th, a beautiful and sunny Saturday.  It was held to show our appreciation for the continuing support that the community has given us.  Over 400 people attended this free event and enjoyed hot dogs and hamburgers, balloon animals,Read More »
  • Community Appreciation Day 2017

    Community Appreciation Day 2017

    To show our gratitude for the continuing support that the community has given us, we will be holding our annual Community Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 10th from 11 am to 2 pm.   This FREE event will feature a barbecue lunch with drinks, popcorn and cotton candyRead More »
  • Lactose, and Gluten, and Gelatin – Oh My!

    Lactose, and Gluten, and Gelatin – Oh My!

    Medications are composed of more than just the active pharmaceutical drug.  Excipients, also known as inactive ingredients, are also present in pharmaceutical products.  Excipients are needed for bioavailability, stability and palatability of the pharmaceutical product.   Excipients can act as colouring agents, fillers, solvents, preservatives and sweeteners.  AlthoughRead More »
  • Relieve Pain. Restore Function. Live Your Life.

    Relieve Pain. Restore Function. Live Your Life.

    The winter season brings with it all sorts of reasons for aches and pains, from putting up Christmas lights and shovelling snow to taking the Christmas lights down again!  Acute pain may be managed with rest and perhaps anti-inflammatory agents and resolve quickly, but for those whoRead More »
  • What Is A Compounding Pharmacy and Why Do I Need One?

    What Is A Compounding Pharmacy and Why Do I Need One?

    Your doctor has prescribed a medication for you that is not manufactured by a drug company.  How can you get this prescription filled?  The solution is a compounding pharmacy. A compounding pharmacy is different from a regular pharmacy.   The pharmacists and technicians at a compounding pharmacy haveRead More »
  • Winter is Coming – Our Solution for Dry, Flaky and Irritated Skin

    Winter is Coming – Our Solution for Dry, Flaky and Irritated Skin

      Here at Custom Care Pharmacy & Compounding Centre, we have our own unique solution for dry skin.  Our compounding team prepares luxurious moisturizing creams using nourishing oils.  From coconut oil to avocado oil, we have a range of skin oils to choose from, all of whichRead More »
  • A Note of “Thanks” From Our Patient

    A Note of “Thanks” From Our Patient

    The following was in a kind note of thanks from one of our patients (edited to protect confidentiality): “It is always important to acknowledge and recognize the amazing customer service given by those in Healthcare particularly when it involves sensitivity given towards a patient at a vulnerableRead More »
  • Making Eye Drops From Your Own Blood

    Making Eye Drops From Your Own Blood

    As a Specialty Compounding Pharmacy, we can make unique drug products that are not commercially available.  One such product is Autologous Serum Eye Drops (ASEDs), also known as Serum Tears.  ASEDs are specialty eye drops made from a person’s own blood. ASEDs are an effective therapy forRead More »
  • Our 2nd Annual Community Appreciation Day Enjoyed By All!

    Our 2nd Annual Community Appreciation Day Enjoyed By All!

    Our 2nd Annual Community Appreciation Day, here at Custom Care Pharmacy & Compounding Centre, was a sunny and fun day enjoyed by over 300 people!  We are grateful to be in our warm and kind community in Oshawa.  If you missed our event this year, be sureRead More »
  • Community Appreciation Day 2016

    Community Appreciation Day 2016

    We are grateful for the support we have received from our patients, neighbours, physicians, schools that we were able to implement our “Healthy Kids” workshops in, and the general community! We want to thank everyone by hosting a “Community Appreciation Day”; there will be a barbecue lunch,Read More »