Tips on avoiding illegal imposters of brand-name drugs.
- It must be compounded by a licensed veterinarian or pharmacist for a single horse to meet a specific need,²
- The horse owner must have a valid client-patient relationship with the prescribing veterinarian,²
- There must be no FDA-approved, commercially available drug that will appropriately treat the patient,¹ and
- The product must be made from an FDA-approved commercially available drug.¹
³ Lau, E. Confounding compounding part II. Veterinary Information News Service. Available at:http://news.vin.com?VINNEWs.aspx?articled=14399. Accessed February 28, 2012.
4 Ulcergard product label.
5 Gastrogard product label.