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11 10, 2018

Making it Easy to Medicate your Cats, Dogs and other Pets

2018-10-11T19:32:55+00:00 October 11th, 2018|

Painless and non-stressful drug administration for animals remains a top priority for both veterinarians and pet owners, especially when caring for cats. Veterinarians and compounding pharmacists are often asked by pet owners if it is possible to deliver a drug by the transdermal route, that is, application to the skin instead of giving an injection or forcing the animal to swallow a tablet or capsule. When considering the potential for transdermal drug delivery, we first look at safety, not only for the patient, but also for the caregiver, because human caregivers are always [...]

4 04, 2018

Tips For Taking Your Medications On Time

2018-06-18T21:24:50+00:00 April 4th, 2018|

It can be aggravating, confusing—and unhealthy. Many people have daily medications but don’t get into a good habit of taking them on time. This can be caused by any number of factors—being too busy with other things, not having medications handy, or even by the changes in how you feel if meds aren’t taken regularly. But there are a number of simple things you can do to manage your medications and when you take them. Here are some tips: Make your medicine a habit.  Many people exercise at the same time each day, [...]

30 03, 2018

Hormone Therapy for Wellness and Disease Prevention

2018-06-18T21:24:50+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

Hormones are needed for all types of bodily functions. Our hormone levels change in response to our environment, thought processes, stress levels, food intake, and medications. We know that when hormone levels decline as part of the normal aging process, problems with health arise. Hormone therapy can relieve symptoms of menopause, improve quality of life, prevent chronic illnesses, and maintain wellness. Because each woman has unique needs which change as she ages, we compound hormone therapy in the most appropriate dose and dosage form to meet individual needs. We work with each woman [...]

30 03, 2018

Why Choose A Local Pharmacy Instead Of A Big Chain?

2018-06-18T21:24:50+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

As a locally-owned pharmacy, we enjoy relationships with many customers that go back for years. These people have purposely chosen to do business with our pharmacy instead of going to many other stores in the community, including the major chains. We feel honored. But we believe that there are many reasons for shopping at a local community pharmacy like Peachtree Pharmacy. And we work hard to make sure that there is an extra level of customer service at our store. Here are just a few of the things we do: We learn customers’ [...]

30 03, 2018

Diabetic Meds: Smart Ways To Manage Them For Better Health

2018-06-18T21:24:50+00:00 March 30th, 2018|

Diabetes is extremely common in the United States. According to some sources, nearly half of all American adults have Type 2 diabetes or are at risk of getting the disease. For people with diabetes, a key to good health is good medicine management. At Peachtree Pharmacy, we counsel our diabetic patients in the Atlanta area on ways that help them better manage their medications to reduce costs and improve overall health. If not properly managed, the consequences of diabetes can be severe, including cardiovascular disease; nerve, kidney, eye, and foot damage; and hearing [...]