Compounding guidance for veterinarians
Learn about the regulatory parameters, quality control assurance, and practice considerations when using compounded products in veterinary medicine.
Understand the rules for veterinary compounding, and get resources to support your work with clients whose animals require compounded medications.
Understand the terminology used in talking about veterinary compounding.
Compounding, consistent with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Extra-Label Drug Use regulations, is the customized manipulation of an approved…
Alert: US Compounding recalls all sterile compounded products nationwide
Concern about lack of sterility assurance
US Map Compounding Laws
AVMA Policies on compounding
AVMA policies Compounding Compounding from Unapproved (Bulk)
Your pet's compounded medication
Video summarizes compounding rules
The AVMA has released a video for veterinarians titled “Compounding 101” that summarizes the basic rules of drug compounding in veterinary
No ruling coming in compounding dispute
A Florida pharmacy and federal drug authorities have fought for 2 1/2 years over the legality of compounding animal drugs from
Compounding: AVMA Messages to FDA
Legal compounding begins with FDA-approved drugs. Read AVMA letters to FDA on the subject of veterinary drug compounding.
Compounding FAQ for veterinarians
Get answers to the compounding questions veterinarians most frequently ask the AVMA.
Compounder recalls 6 months of prescriptions
A Florida drug compounder issued a recall for all of its sterile animal- and human-use products distributed during a six-month
AVMA Answers: Pharmaceutical compounding
Generally, the federal regulations require that, for a drug to be compounded legally, a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship
AAEP releases compounding guidelines
The Drug Compounding Task Force of the AAEP has released guidelines regarding the responsible use of compounded medications by veterinarians.
FDA warns compounders, veterinarians
FDA warns compounders, veterinarians The Food and Drug Administration has issued at least five warning letters to …
FDA issues draft guidance on compounding
AVMA is undertaking a careful review of the proposal with broad input from AVMA members and other veterinary stakeholders. We'll work with FDA to…
Alert: Compounded sterile products (expanded recall)
Lack of sterility assurance
Alert: All compounded injectable prescription medications
Lack of sterility assurance
Compounded drug linked to horse deaths
Three horses died after receiving compounded drugs that appear to have had about 20 times the pyrimethamine indicated on the label.
FDA revokes draft compounding guidance
The federal government revoked draft guidance that described when animal drugs could be compounded from bulk substances.
FDA extends comment deadline on compounding guidance
The action follows AVMA's request for more review time.
Compounding FAQ for pet owners
Help clients find answers to common questions about drug compounding.