Sunday, July 21, 2013

Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine Answers Question Regarding Whether Adding Flavoring Constitutes Flavoring

                                                                 Ms. Knachel reported receiving a question related to whether adding medication flavoring constitutes compounding. The Board’s opinion is that adding flavoring to a manufactured drug or combination of manufactured drugs in the veterinary establishment is acceptable based on the minutes from the Board of Pharmacy’s June 4, 2008, discussion. The Board discussed that compounded drugs purchased from a compounding pharmacy may be flavored for administration by the veterinary practice, but may not be dispensed to the client for home use.

To read entire draft of minutes of June 2013 Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine meeting click below-


Vet Med: Minutes of 7-3-2013 - Virginia Department of Health ...
Jul 3, 2013 - OTHERS PRESENT: Robin Schmitz, Virginia Veterinary Medical Association ... Congress and the Virginia Legislature on the topic of sterile compounding; and.

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