Veterinary compounding refers to the customized preparation of veterinary medicines so that they better meet the needs of individual patients. Compounding should always be ordered by a veterinarian based on the best interests of the patient, and care should be taken to follow the guidelines of evidence-based medicine at all times. According to Dr. Ben Sykes, business development manager at Bova, compounding can benefit both pet owners and veterinarians.
Access To Medications That May Not Be Otherwise Available
In some cases, a drug manufacturer will discontinue a medication or will not offer it in a certain dosage. However, a compounding pharmacist can often access drugs that are not available from a manufacturer or are not typically available for veterinary purposes. This might include the use of a human-approved drug for veterinary purposes.
Ability To Meet An Animal’s Specific Needs
Veterinary compounding allows for very precise titration to match the … Read the rest