Top 15 compounded veterinary medications for companion animals and horses
Monday, June 27, 2011
Veterinary compounded medications that may be prescribed for companion animals
At Wedgewood Pharmacy, these are compounded medications that may be prescribed for use with companion animals. This list does change from time to time depending on current therapy recommendations and manufacturer backorders. Each item below is hyperlinked to a professional monograph or more information about the drug in the Learning Center.
Veterinary compounded medications that may be prescribed for horses
These are the most common, but we work with more than 250 therapeutic agents in veterinary medicine. Search our website to see more compounded preparations.
Learn more about the role of compounding in veterinary practice
We've recently published a guide to compounding pharmacy in veterinary practice as an ebook downloadable from our website. In it, you will get a comprehensive overview of
Your copy of the Guide to Compounding Pharmacy in Veterinary Practice from Wedgewood Pharmacy is now available for download.
- prescribed compounds
- when to and when not to prescribe a compounded medication
- how dosage forms and flavoring may increase patient (and owner) compliance
- instruction on how to write a prescription for a compounded preparation
- statistics on how veterinarians are using compounds in their own practice
- information on how to choose a compounding pharmacy for your practice
Phil Scully, R.Ph.
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About Phil Scully:
Philip A. Scully, R.Ph., technical-Services Pharmacist for Wedgewood Pharmacy, works with prescribers and their staff to develop custom formulations. He is a member of the Formula-Change Control Committee and Quality Review Board of the company and works closely with Research & Development.
Scully is experienced in all aspects of the compounding-pharmacy specialty and has developed unique expertise in compounding formulations, flavoring and oral dosage-forms. He has been in the pharmacy profession since 1993 and has worked at Wedgewood since 2003.
He is a Registered Pharmacist in New Jersey and was a certified primary diabetes educator. Previously, he was director of Operations/pharmacist-in-charge for Winslow's Pharmacy: An Omnicare Company (Vineland NJ); a consultant pharmacist with Cherry Hill Pharmacy LTC (Cherry Hill NJ) and was pharmacist-in-charge for an independent pharmacy.
He holds a B.S. degree in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
The views expressed on this blog are solely those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of Wedgewood Pharmacy.
This content is intended for patient counseling purposes only. This content is for informational/educational purposes and is not intended to treat or diagnose any disease or person. No claims are made as to the safety or efficacy of mentioned preparations. The compounded medications featured in this piece have been prescribed and administered by physicians who work with Wedgewood Pharmacy. You are encouraged to speak with your healthcare provider as to the appropriate use of any medication.
6/27/2011 9:43:00 AM
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