About

Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy Interior - Chester, VA & Richmond, VA

As Virginia’s first nationally accredited compounding pharmacy, Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy has been an industry leader in innovation and quality for over 22 years. Rx3’s commitment to patient safety and customer service are the cornerstones of their thriving compounding pharmacy. In 2016, Rx3 expanded their operation to include a second location West of Short Pump Town Center on West Broad Street. Rx3’s Chester location is on Ironbridge Road in Chesterfield County which has been at that location since 2008.

Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of creating personalized medications. Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy offers the ability to customize treatment sizes, dosages, strengths, and forms, to individually tailor medicines for each patient’s unique needs and preferences. Rx3’s Chester location operates a unique sterile compounding laboratory which is the only facility of this kind in the region. Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy employs licensed and experienced compounding pharmacists who provide prescription solutions which are simply not offered by commercial medicines. Rx3 also specializes in veterinary compounding including equine medications.

PCAB Accredited Pharmacy Logo and ACHC Logo in Short Pump (Richmond) and Chester, Virginia

In 2017, Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy received re-accreditation of:

Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB)

from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) after receiving their initial accreditation in 2007.

What is Compounding?

Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of creating personalized medications. Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy offers the ability to customize treatment sizes, dosages, strengths, and forms, to individually tailor medicines for each patient’s unique needs and preferences. Rx3’s Chester location operates a unique sterile compounding laboratory which is the only facility of this kind in the region. Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy employs licensed and experienced compounding pharmacists who provide prescription solutions which are simply not offered by commercial medicines. Rx3 also specializes in veterinary compounding including equine medications.

PCAB Accreditation

Rx3 is trusted by medical professionals for their high industry standards as well as maintaining accreditation and certifications through several separate third parties including the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)’s Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) (only approximately 1% of U.S. pharmacies are PCAB accredited), Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA), International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP), National Association of Community Pharmacy (NACP), and more. Locally, Rx3 is heavily involved with the healthcare community and is a member of the Richmond Retail Merchants Association.Owners Chris Currin, R.Ph and C.F. “Sonny” Currin, R.Ph, graduates of the VCU School of Pharmacy, are joined by two outstanding pharmacists, Dr. Holly Lake, PharmD and Dr. Talonna Iser, PharmD. Rx3 has developed excellent relationships with many local physicians in Richmond and throughout Virginia.

Rx3 earns physicians trust by focusing on a collaborative effort between physician, patient and pharmacist as well as maintaining a few simple philosophies: employ highly trained and certified staff, produce only the highest quality products possible, and treat each patient like family. These philosophies have made Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy the gold standard in quality custom compounding. Rx3 Pharmacy services also include specializing in nutrition with professional and pharmaceutical grade supplements, wellness and hormone consultations, traditional pharmacy services with online refills, shipping and home delivery, and accepting most all insurances.

Meet the Team

Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy (Chester, VA and Richmond, VA) Owner - Chris Currin R.Ph.
RIchmond Our Health Best Bedside Manner Award Winner

Christopher K. Currin, R.Ph.

Managing Partner/Director of Pharmacy

Education

  • Hampden Sydney College – 1989 Bachelor of Arts
  • Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University – 1995 Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

Business Experience

  • Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy – Co-Founder and Director of Pharmacy; 1995-present; Specialty compounding pharmacy specializing in sterile and non-sterile compounding with two pharmacy locations: Chester, Virginia and Richmond, Virginia
  • Panaseea – Co-Founder: 2017 (Patent pending eye preparation compounded medication for eye surgery)
  • American Homecare – Owner: 1999-2006 (Owner of regional home health company specializing in oxygen care, durable medical equipment, and IV medications
  • Rx Care USA – Owner: 1998-2005; Owner of long term care pharmacy serving approximately 3,000 patients in Virigina

Chris Currin is the Director of Pharmacy and co-founder of Rx3 Pharmacy, a specialty compounding pharmacy located in Richmond, Virginia. Rx3 Pharmacy opened its doors on October 1, 1995 and has become a recognized leader in providing custom compounding.

Chris was exposed to pharmacy at an early age. His father and uncle, both pharmacists, owned local pharmacies in the Richmond, Virginia area. He spent his summers during high school working at his father’s pharmacy. After graduating from Hampden Sydney College, Chris decided to follow his father’s footsteps graduating from the Medical College of Virginia (VCU) College of Pharmacy in 1995. Soon after, Chris partnered with his father to open a specialty compounding pharmacy, realizing his dream of providing customized patient care.

Chris serves as director of the residency program at Rx3 Pharmacy. He lectures to both patient-based support groups as well as physicians groups on topics such as Pain Management and Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy. His post-graduate education has included certifications in Pain Management, Hospice Care, Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, and Sterile Compounding.

In addition to being an Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, College of Pharmacy, Chris is associated with several professional affiliations including American College of Apothecaries, Professional Compounding Centers of America, Virginia Pharmacy Association, and the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists.

Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy (Chester, Virginia and Richmond, Virginia) Owner - Sonny Currin Jr., R.Ph.

C.F. Sonny Currin, R.Ph.

Partner/Pharmacist

Education

  • Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University – Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

Sonny is the co-founder of Rx3 Pharmacy, a specialty compounding pharmacy located in Richmond, Virginia. Rx3 Pharmacy opened its doors on October 1, 1995 and has become a recognized leader in providing custom compounding.

Carthan “Sonny” Currin has been an active volunteer and generous donor to the VCU School of Pharmacy. From 2011-2015, Sonny served as campaign chairman for VCU’s Center for Compounding Practice and Research

Together with then Dean, Victor Yanchick, Sonny created the vision for a functioning instructional sterile compounding lab in the R. Blackwell Smith Building within the VCU School of Pharmacy. The $2.5 million dollar facility, which opened in 2016, now trains hundreds of pharmacy students and practitioners on sterile compounding techniques and regulations.

A native of Oxford, North Carolina, Sonny came to Chesterfield County, Virginia with his family at an early age. A graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Sonny became a partner in a retail pharmacy business shortly after graduation. As he grew the business, he eventually took a senior partner and ownership role, and expanded the enterprise to several stores across the region.

Today, he and his son Chris are partners in Rx3 Pharmacy , headquartered in Chester, Virginia and in his son Bradley’s commercial and residential landscaping business. Sonny is also a keen real estate entrepreneur. He has owned and operated hotels, mini-storage facilities, and is presently a partner in two 12,000 square foot medical office facilities in Chester, and a number of real estate development endeavors in the greater Richmond region and Farmville, Virginia.

Over many years, Sonny has also proven himself as a dedicated public servant, and longstanding business and civic leader. As a leader in the Virginia pharmaceutical industry, he has served on the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy and Health Professionals. His long history of public service includes an elected term on the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, and service on the Chesterfield SBA Advisory Board, the Appomattox Industrial Park Commission, the Chesterfield Planning Commission, and the Richmond Airport Commission. He continues to work in support of the community and its citizens and businesses, and is an experienced campaign strategist, political fund developer, and grass roots organizer.

Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy - Holly Lake, PharmD
RIchmond Our Health Best Bedside Manner Award Winner

Dr. Holly Lake, PharmD.

Pharmacist

Dr. Holly Lake of Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy has a passion for developing customized compounded medication options to help patients and thinking outside-the-box to create personalized patient care solutions.

Dr. Holly Lake was also named Gold Winner of the 2017 OurHealth Richmond Bedside Manner Award.

In addition, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has honored Dr. Holly Lake as one of their 2017-2018 Outstanding Preceptor Award winners.

Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy Richmond Area - Talonna Iser, PharmD

Dr. Talonna Iser, PharmD.

Pharmacist

Dr. Talonna Iser specializes in specialty compounding, veterinary compounding, supplements, nutrition, wellness consultations, and hormone consultations at Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy, serving the entire central Virginia and Richmond area.

Dr. Iser has distinguished herself as a:

  • ASHP Primary Care Outcomes Fellow
  • ASHP Primary Care Family Practice Residency
  • Patient Education & Medication Reduction Counseling
  • Allopathic & Complimentary Medicine
  • Botanical Medicine Certified

The Rx3 Difference

RX3 Compounding Pharmacy is Virginia’s First Nationally Accredited Compounding Pharmacy (Since 2007)

This achievement demonstrates a higher expectation of quality, standards and expertise.  Both RX3 pharmacies have passed extensive on-site inspections, meet or exceed rigorous national standards, use only the highest quality chemicals and equipment and practice a continuous quality assurance safety program.

RX3 Compounding Pharmacy in Short Pump has already implemented advanced industry compliance standards which will be required in the near future.

QUALITY + RELIABILITY + INTEGRITY + EXCELLENCE…
that is the RX3 Compounding Pharmacy promise.

RX3 is also known for:

  • being a multi-generation family business
  • having experienced and highly trained compounding pharmacist specialists
  • experienced staff members who specialize in nutrition and neutraceuticals
  • traditional pharmacy services
  • accepting most all insurance plans
  • providing delivery, mailing and shipping
  • being an independent pharmacy with concierge style service to both patients and prescribers
Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy Vitamins and Supplements in Chester, VA & Short Pump, VA (Richmond area)

Chester Location

  • Mon: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tue: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sun: Closed

Short Pump Location

  • Mon: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tue: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wed: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thu: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Fri: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed