Two new FAQs posted on the AVMA Web site address questions about prescriptions and pharmacies, a common area of inquiry from members and the public. One FAQ, targets questions commonly asked by veterinarians, such as:
The other FAQ document, is geared to the public, and includes questions such as:
Another new document posted on the AVMA Web site, describes how the AVMA Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics and state laws apply to a veterinarian writing a prescription or dispensing a prescription drug outside a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR). There is a link to a table summarizing the VCPR-Prescription rules in each state .
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