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Reptile and Amphibian Medicine

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Compounding Pharmacy Services for Reptile and Amphibian Practice

TurtleWe care the way you care about happy, healthy herps.

Your life as a reptile and amphibian veterinary professional is one of constant challenge, investigation, innovation and invention.  Whether you care for lizards, snakes or frogs, the challenges of your medical specialty are unique among veterinary professionals.   While it's relatively simple to convince Fido or Fluffy to comply with medication orders,  the patients in your care are quite another story.  That's why so many reptile and amphibian professionals like you add our specialized compounding pharmacists to their teams.

A specialized compounding pharmacist can help you to make the difference for the animals in your care.  For specialized veterinarians who care for captive wild animals in natural and artificial environments, we are your partner in promoting animal well-being by providing the custom-compounded medicines that you and your colleagues may use with your unique patient populations.

Turn to Wedgewood Pharmacy to help maintain the health of the herps in your care.

As one of the nation's largest compounding pharmacies, our specialized compounding pharmacists have helped to solve unique medication problems for zoos, aquaria and preserves for years.  Serving more than 30,000 human-health and animal-health prescribers, we have the experience and resources to help you to solve many complex medication-compliance issues for you, too.   With our unique dosage forms, and dozens of herp-friendly flavors, a team of specialized pharmacists and a 40,000 square-foot facility, no other compounding pharmacy can provide the depth or breadth of services you can find at Wedgewood.

Common Pet Species Prescribed Wedgewood's Custom-Compounded Medications

Veterinary professionals turn to us for custom-compounded medications for use with many reptile and amphibian species commonly kept as pets, including:

  • Anoles
  • Ball Python
  • Bearded Dragons
  • Box Turtles
  • Bull Snakes
  • Chameleons
  • Common Boa
  • Corn Snakes
  • Garter Snakes
  • Geckos
  • Iguanas
  • King Snakes
  • Milk Snakes
  • Mud Turtles
  • Painted Turtles
  • Rat Snakes
  • Sliders

Preparations that may be prescribed for Reptile and Amphibian Practice

  • Amikacin
  • Azithromycin
  •  Calcium glubionate
  • Ceftazidime
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Clindamycin
  • Doxycycline
  • Enrofloxacin
  • Fluconazole
  • Hyaluronidase

  • Ivermectin

  • Marbofloxacin

  • Metronidazole

  • Paromomycin (as Sulfate)
  • Piperacillin

  • Praziquantel

  • Sucrose
  • Trimethoprim- Sulfadiazine
  • Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole

If you do not find the specific compounded medication, dosage form and/or flavor that meets your needs, please telephone Phil Scully, R. Ph, C.C.P. technical services pharmacist, at 856.832.1326 (pscully@wedgewoodpharmacy.com)

To learn more about caring for reptiles and amphibians you may find these resources to be helpful.