Tramadol becomes controlled substance
The Drug Enforcement Administration has designated tramadol as a controlled substance
Controlled substance registration fee hike proposed
The Drug Enforcement Administration is proposing to increase the current fee schedule for controlled substances registration
Alternatives for controlling animal pain
Holistic medicine is becoming increasingly common in human health care.
Best management practices for pharmaceutical disposal
Best management practices for pharmaceutical disposal.
Pain control approved in a food animal
A topical NSAID is the first drug approved for use in cattle to control pain associated with foot rot and fever associated with bovine respiratory…
Seeing the signs, managing addiction in veterinary practice
The opioid epidemic reaches across industries and backgrounds. And the veterinary profession is not immune.
States track dispensing to counter drug fraud
A third of states and the District of Columbia require reports from veterinarians when they dispense controlled substances
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled
Disposing of expired drugs: a matter of policy - January 1, 2001
posted on December 15, 2000 INSURANCE INFORMATION Group Health and Life Insurance Trust NOTE: As of July 2009, the AVMA has specific Best…
Longtime canine epilepsy treatment gains conditional approval
Food and Drug Administration officials granted conditional approval of a chewable potassium bromide tablet, KBroVet-CA1, for the control of seizures…
Disposal of pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical Disposal has come under increased scrutiny due to detection of human pharmaceuticals in U.S. Waterways.
Annual meeting, March 4-6, Corvallis
AVMA policies relevant to waste disposal
The AVMA has a number of policies regarding disposal of animal waste, carcasses, medical waste, and pharmaceuticals as well as policies encouraging
AVMA House of Delegates approves eight resolutions
The AVMA House of Delegates approved eight resolutions on Jan. 7 during its regular winter session, held in conjunction with the AVMA Veterinary…
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Personal protective equipment may be needed by veterinarians when working with patients, certain medications, laboratory specimens and substances.
Policy changes for pet food, microchips
The AVMA is advocating for veterinarian involvement in the distribution of pet foods that make health claims.
Horse racing authority continues implementation of racetrack safety standards, anti-doping measures
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority has reached voluntary agreements to implement its rules with 17 state horse racing commissions out of a…
Disposal of Unwanted Medications
Prescription and over-the-counter medications can help people and animals. But when used, stored, or disposed of wrongly, they can become harmful.
Adequate recordkeeping is critical to the appropriate management of waste generated by your practice and includes the maintenance of Safety Data…
FDA: Congress, not rule-making, likely route for CBD availability
With the cannabidiol products market continuing to grow and after reviewing published scientific literature and information submitted to a public…
Judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials
Judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials is a core principle of the broader goal of antimicrobial stewardship.
Cannabis use and pets
Resources to help veterinarians advise clients and treat patients who may have been exposed to marijuana, the most commonly used illicit drug in the…
Cannabis: FAQs for veterinarians
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the regulatory status of cannabis, cannabis-derived, and cannabis-related products in veterinary…
AVMA combating suicide amongst veterinary professionals
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) participated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CVTEA accreditation policies and procedures
Appendix g – Equipment and instructional resources list - Last update to this section: August 2022