AVMA Message to Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Legal compounding begins with FDA-approved drugs. Nevertheless, veterinarians recognize occasional instances where unapproved bulk drugs are needed to relieve pain and suffering in non-food animals when approved drugs are otherwise unavailable or medically insufficient. FDA discretionary policy must recognize that reality.

Read AVMA letters to FDA:

June 30, 2004 (PDF)
December 13, 2012 (PDF)
February 10, 2014 (PDF)
July 14, 2014 (PDF)