With so many differences in wounds depending on site, depth, cause, and therapy goals there can be a need for a specialized treatment. Compounding allows for the use of unique medications tailored to the patient’s specific need. Creams or ointments can also be mixed to allow the patient to only apply one product while getting multiple drugs, like a combination of an anesthetic and an antimicrobial agent. Role of phenytoin in healing of large abscess cavities.
Benzoyl peroxide in the treatment of decubitus ulcers.
Local anesthetics as antimicrobial agents: a review.