COMPOUNDING FOR VETERINARY USES
Compounding for animals is an effective way to get hard to administer medications into a suitable delivery form.
HOW COMPOUNDING FOR ANIMALS WORKS
To an animal lover, their pet is part of the family. You want your beloved companions to have the same kind of customized medications as any other member of the household.
But is specialty compounding for veterinarians and pet owners really necessary?
Perhaps a better question would be, how hard is it to get your cat to swallow a pill? Every pet owner at one point experiences the difficulty of providing medications for their pet.
Dosages and pills can be difficult with most animals, and exotic pets pose many unique challenges when attempting to give them medication.
A compound pharmacist can provide individualized medications for:
- Animals in zoos
- Animals in aquariums