Laboratories certified, rapid tests approved for BSE surveillance
Department of Agriculture has approved seven state veterinary diagnostic laboratories
FDA to revise Compliance Policy Guide on veterinary compounding
The current CPG, published in July 2003, describes the FDA's position on what types of veterinary compounding might be subject to enforcement action.
Compounding Resources will educate veterinary profession
In recent months, the Food and Drug Administration has been cracking down on illegal drug compounding.
Battles over compounding from bulk drugs move forward
Animal drug compounding from bulk drug substances has become a heated issue since the Food and Drug Administration
Reminder: extralabel drug use of sulfonamides in lactating dairy cattle prohibited
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine reminds veterinarians that extralabel use of sulfonamides is prohibited.
Monographs available for dewormers, anticonvulsant
Monographs on a category of dewormers and an anticonvulsant are now available online from the U.S. Pharmacopeia's Veterinary
Reminder: ECP not approved for use in animals
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine has received reports that certain pharmacies and veterinarians
Texas drug compounding case
Horse deaths associated with unapproved drug
An unapproved clenbuterol product associated with two horse deaths in Louisiana has prompted the FDA to remind veterinarians and horse
Researchers create, evaluate prion-free cattle
The Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service has announced initial results of research involving
FDA issues reminder on correct use of flunixin meglumine
The Food and Drug Administration issued a reminder to veterinarians about the appropriate use of the drug flunixin meglumine.
FDA issues booklet reviewing information on animal health care needs
posted September 1, 2008 The Center for Veterinary Medicine within the Food and Drug Administration…
Compounding issues resurface in wake of ponies' deaths
The high-profile deaths of 21 polo ponies at the U.S. Open Polo Championship, caused by an overdose of selenium, has brought the issue of
FDA providing guidance on use of drug for Cushing disease
Federal drug authorities are providing guidance for veterinarians on the use and compounding of a drug used in the treatment of
AVMA Answers: Pharmaceutical compounding
Generally, the federal regulations require that, for a drug to be compounded legally, a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
Compounding, consistent with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Extra-Label Drug Use regulations, is the customized manipulation of an approved…
Compounding FAQ for veterinarians
Get answers to the compounding questions veterinarians most frequently ask the AVMA.
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
Approval and availability of antimicrobials for use in food-producing animals
The AVMA recognizes that importance of the availability and effectiveness of antimicrobials including medically important antimicrobials
AASV basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in pork production
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in pork production.
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
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
Unraveling the confounding world of compounding
Dr. Jeff Gerlesits examines a hyperthyroid cat on a busy afternoon, assisted by veterinary