Compounding Medications For Veterinarians

FAQ on Compounded Medications for Veterinarians As a veterinarian, you may come across patients with specific medical needs. Some may require medication dosages that aren’t readily available, while others may require a delivery formulation that is easier to administer. Or, you may want to find an easier way to administer multiple medications to a pet […]

Do Compounded Medications Expire?

Do Compounded Medications Ever Expire? The short answer to the question, Do compounded medications ever expire, is yes: compounded medications, like all medications, eventually expire. All medications, including compounded drugs, have a period during which they are most effective. Once time moves beyond their expiration date, drugs can become volatile, unstable, lose potency, and lose […]

Post-Surgical Treatment Medications For Pets

The Top Compounding Medications Used for Post-Surgical Treatment and Conditions Any time an animal undergoes a surgical procedure, certain medications will be prescribed and administered in order to help the patient endure its post-surgical treatments, and to facilitate its recovery in as comfortable a state as possible. In most cases, patients receive medications for pain […]

Dexamethasone For Dogs and Cats

Dexamethasone Dexamethasone is a powerful glucocorticoid that is used in veterinary medicine to treat a very wide range of conditions, from inflammation to autoimmune diseases. Dexamethasone is similar to cortisone, a naturally-occurring hormone produced by the adrenal gland. This far-ranging medication affects every organ system in the body and as such, it should only be […]

Chloramphenicol Medication For Pets

Chloramphenicol Chloramphenicol is a broad-range antibiotic used in veterinary medicine to treat bacterial infections in dogs and cats. This drug is also effective against some single-celled pathogenic organisms. Infections Treated With Chloramphenicol Chloramphenicol is only effective against bacterial infections, not infections caused by parasites, mites, viruses or fungi. It is typically used by veterinarians to […]