Need medication customized for a baby porcupine?
Compounding allows veterinarians to broaden their prescribing abilities and offer dosage forms that are patient-specific in strength and formulation. The goal of veterinary compounding is to enhance the veterinarian's ability to treat patients in a more effective and efficient manner. It is not to compete with local veterinarians.
Veterinary compounding can be beneficial when manufacturers decide to discontinue certain products.
Medication for animals can be incorporated into chewables, capsules, topicals, or transdermal creams, or liquid preparations in the required dosage so that you no longer have to worry about cutting up tablets or dividing commercially available capsules.
Compounding can make medicating animals easier if the medication is prepared in a flavor that animals accept readily. Does your dog or cat prefer liver, chicken pot pie, bacon (Mmmm bacon), or tuna? How about your parrot or guinea pig? Perhaps they prefer something more fruit flavored like raspberry or cherry. The possibilities are endless and our pharmacy staff will work with you and your veterinarian to find the flavor and administration route most appropriate to even the most exotic critters.