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Regulatory Issues for the Use of Bulk Drugs in Veterinary Compounding

Author(s):  Chan Debora Schotik

Issue:  Mar/Apr 2001 - Compounding for Animals
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Abstract:  Regulations for the use of bulk drugs in animals are unclear. In this article, the author focuses on US food and drug regulations, use of bulk drugs to compound for humans and animals, US Food and Drug Administration regulations governing the use of bulk drugs, and regulatory actions. Tables provide a list of proposed bulk drugs suitable for use in compounding for humans, drug products not to be used in compounding and drugs prohibited for extralabel use in food-producing animals.

Related Keywords: bulk drugs, food and drug regulations, medications for animals, regulatory issues, use of bulk drugs, veterinary compounding

Related Categories: LEGAL, VETERINARY, FDA

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