Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) along with their answers:

Q: What are peptides?

A: Peptides are short chains of amino acids that play a crucial role in the functioning of the human body. They are responsible for various physiological processes and can be found naturally in the body.


Q: Are peptides safe?

A: When used correctly and as prescribed by a medical professional, peptides are generally safe. However, as with any medication or supplement, there can be potential side effects or risks associated with their use.


Q: How do I know how much peptide to take?

A: The appropriate dosage of peptide will depend on various factors, such as your age, weight, and the specific peptide you are taking. Dosage information can be found on the label of each product, or you can consult with a medical professional for personalized dosage instructions.


Q: Can I use peptides for weight loss?

A: Peptides can be used for weight loss, but it is important to note that they are not a substitute for a healthy diet and exercise. Peptides should be used in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle for best results.


Q: Are peptides legal?

A: Many peptides are legal in Australia when prescribed by an approved medical professional, including endocrinologists. MUSCLE PEPTIDES AUSTRALIA only supplies peptides that are scheduled in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) and have been made to the strictest pharmaceutical guidelines in Australia.


Q: Can peptides be used by men and women?

A: Yes, peptides can be used by both men and women. They have the ability to produce positive results in both genders.


Q: Are peptides safe for pregnant women or those trying to become pregnant?

A: No, MUSCLE PEPTIDES AUSTRALIA does not condone the use of peptides by pregnant women or those trying to become pregnant, as there are not enough studies done to prove its safety during this period.


Q: When will I receive my order?

A: Please allow up to 7 working days after receiving your script approval.


Q: What if I don’t receive my order?

A: Please contact us after 7 working days, and we will immediately rectify the issue.


Q: Can I order over the phone?

A: Yes, you can choose to have your telehealth video consultation with our medical team over the phone if preferred. However, this does not apply to non-schedule 4 products.


Q: Can I collect my order?

A: No, our pharmacy will send your order to your nominated shipping address. Our offices do not stock or store any of our products, as they are compounded at the time of script receipt.


Q: What payment options do you have?

A: We currently take Visa, Mastercard.


Q: Do I receive a copy of my script?

A: Your script will be sent directly to our compounding pharmacy. If you wish for a duplicate copy (no repeats issued), we can arrange this.


Q: Is there a scripting or doctor’s consultation fee?

A: This is all included in our pricing, and there are no hidden costs. Our expert medical team is here to help and advise you. They also need to discuss the products you chose and the relative dosage protocol. This is the perfect time to ask questions – they are serious experts in their field. As our medical team’s time is valuable, we ask you to attend the consultation time that you select, whether this be arranged over Zoom or a phone call. No-shows will be charged $30 to compensate for the time set aside by our medical team.


Q: Is my script claimable by Medicare or my private medical insurer?

A: No, this is a private script with no rebate.


Q: Does it matter where I live in Australia?

A: Some postcodes for Western Australia, Northern Territory, and some parts of Tasmania will take 2 days for delivery, even via express post. If an order is held in a Toll depot, it is guaranteed to be kept refrigerated.


Q: What if I’m shipping to a business?

A: All compounds going to business addresses need to have the ‘’Name of Business’’ before the recipient’s name and address.


Q: What does the $25 shipping rate include?

A: Your product comes cold packed in a small esky with your product labelled to you, dosing card information, and a complimentary 50 pack of syringes for injectable products. Your product will be shipped via Toll or an equivalent courier.


Q: Can you ship internationally?

A: No, we cannot offer our services or ship internationally. Peptides are classified as a Schedule 4 medication in Australia, which requires a prescription from a licensed and actively registered physician within Australia. We can only offer our services to individuals currently residing within Australia.


Q: How do I inject subcutaneously?

A: A subcutaneous injection is done with a small insulin size needle. It is a painless injection.


Q: Do I need to swab the area before I inject?

A: Yes. Before you inject, you want to clean both the top of the rubber stopper of the vial before drawing up the product and the area where you are going to inject with alcohol swabs.


Q: What areas can I inject?

A: The most common area to inject is the abdominal area between the hip bone and the belly button. The middle outer portion of the thigh, and upper outer portion of the glutes. We recommend rotating areas so as not to constantly inject in the same location.


Q: What happens if I get lumps and bumps at the injection site?

A: It is normal to experience some redness, swelling, or discomfort at the injection site. However, if you notice any lumps or bumps that persist, it is important to notify our medical team. They can advise you on the best course of action, which may include adjusting the injection technique or switching to a different injection site.


Q: How do I know how much of the peptide to dose?

A: You can find the relevant dosage information in one of three ways: (1) our Doctor will discuss this with you and provide a personalised dosage protocol, (2) you will receive dosage information on the label of each product you ordered, or (3) you can visit our dosage information page on our website.


Q: Can I increase my peptide dose?

A: Our Doctor will provide you with the most appropriate dosage for you. If you feel that you want to increase your dose, please contact us at

or 1300 to arrange a consultation with our Doctor.


Q: Is it safe to combine different peptides into the same syringe?

A: No, never combine different peptides into the same syringe. This can lead to contamination of the vials of peptides. It is recommended that you use a separate syringe for each peptide you are taking.


Q: How should peptides be stored?

A: Peptides should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. Refrigeration is recommended for long-term storage.


Q: How long does it take to see results from using peptides?

A: This can vary depending on the specific peptide being used and the individual’s unique physiology. Some people may notice results within a few days, while others may take several weeks or even months to see significant changes.


Q: Are there any side effects to using peptides?

A: Like any medication or supplement, there is the potential for side effects when using peptides. However, when used as directed and under the supervision of a qualified medical professional, side effects are generally rare and mild. Common side effects can include redness or irritation at the injection site, headaches, or changes in appetite.


Q: Do peptides require a prescription?

A: In Australia, many peptides require a prescription from an approved medical professional. MUSCLE PEPTIDES AUSTRALIA only supplies peptides that are scheduled in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) and have been made to the strictest pharmaceutical guidelines in Australia.


Q: Can peptides be used to enhance athletic performance?

A: While some peptides may have the potential to enhance athletic performance, it is important to note that the use of performance-enhancing drugs, including peptides, is not allowed in most sports and can have serious health consequences. It is important to consult with a qualified medical professional before using any peptide or other performance- enhancing substance.


Q: Compounding Pharmacy?

A: Our Compounding Pharmacy is Care Compounding.  Contact details – 761 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, VIC 3122 – carecompounding@ g m a i l . c o m  

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