Although there are a wide array of medications available to help veterinarians provide for the animals they treat, the available medications are not always exactly what is needed. Sometimes, a medication is not available in a specific dose or in the right combination. Just like in the medical treatment of humans, there is sometimes a need for pharmaceutical compounding in the course of treating animals in a veterinarian care office. With this information, individuals will have an easier time “Understanding Veterinary Compounding”.
What Is Veterinary Compounding?
Veterinary compounding is a process that manipulates an FDA approved drug for a patient. This might involve the mixing of two injectable medications, creating an oral solution from a pill medication, or changing the strength of a medication to better meet the needs of a patient.
Veterinarians rely on compounding facilities to meet the needs of their patients. Often, these animal patients have …