Saturday, February 23, 2013

35% of Veterinarians Say the Pharmacy Has Altered Their Prescription Print February 22, 2013 by Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ


Getting drugs at the pharmacy? Buyer beware.
Linda was terrified when her 8-year-old Lab had two seizures. She took Buddy to his family veterinarian, who diagnosed him with epilepsy. The treatment was phenobarbital (15 mg twice daily), a common anti-seizure medication.
Hoping to save money, Linda asked for a written prescription. Once she got to the pharmacy, the pharmacist remarked that the dosage was too high and recommended cutting it in half
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