Author: Kim Crabb

Browntail Moth Rash and Infestation: Get the Facts Now

Browntail Moth Caterpillar
The Maine Forest Service continues to warn of increases in browntail moth caterpillar infestation. Although activity is at its highest May through July, cases of the browntail moth rash can start as early as April. Find out what you can do to reduce your chances of coming into contact with the toxic caterpillar hairs and what you can do if you develop the rash.

Product Spotlight: Valerian for Sleep

Valerian Root with Flowers
Valerian officinalis is primarily used to help people fall asleep and stay asleep. It has a long history of use in Western and Chinese medicine and was cited for medicinal use by Hippocrates, the father of medicine (ca 460-377 BC.)  Valerian root contains more than 150 chemical constituents. Although some supplements are standardized to valerenic... Read more »

Coastal is Expanding

We have some exciting news! Our business is growing, and we’re busting at the seams. So, to give us some breathing room, we’re expanding into the space next door. What’s going into the space? The expansion will double the size of our compounding lab and will provide space for other necessities, such as a much-needed... Read more »

Introducing Andrew Gray, PharmD

Andrew Gray, PharmD
We are happy to introduce you to our new partner and pharmacist, Andrew Gray, PharmD. You may have already spoken to him and, if so, you already know that he’s a great addition to the Coastal Family!

Introducing Meredith Downing, PharmD

Meredith Downing, PharmD - Principal
The entire team is excited to introduce our new partner and pharmacist, Meredith Downing, PharmD. Meredith comes to us with fifteen years’ pharmacy experience, with six of those being in compounding. Read more about Meredith and the other partners.