In New National Poll, Veterinarians Report That FDA’s Proposed Guidance Will Have a Significant Negative Impact on Animal Patients.

Survey results available online.

A new nationwide poll of veterinary practices confirms that new guidance proposed by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) would have a significant negative impact on their practices and their patients’ health if issued and enforced.

Horse Racing Integrity Act has 218 House sponsors

Act creates Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority

New authority will create a set of uniform anti-doping rules, including lists of permitted and prohibited substances and methods in line with international anti-doping standards and veterinarian ethical standards.

FDA's New Guidance for Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Substances

If finalized, GFI #256, will have serious and damaging ramifications

FDA’s new Draft Guidance for Industry, Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances, would virtually eliminate this scientific best practice and force compounders to make custom pet medications from finished pills, tablets, and capsules purchased fr

House Committee Says FDA's Compounding Policies are Overreach

Committee Demands Radical Policy Revisions

House Appropriations Committee says FDA policies go against Congressional intent

Senator David Vitter (R-LA)

Saving Access to Compounded Medications for Special Needs Patients Act

Addresses confusion over a compounding pharmacy’s “distribution” of compounded preparations

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) introduced S. 1406, the Saving Access to Compounded Medications for Special Needs Patients Act

FDA

FDA releases draft guidance on animal drug compounding

Proposed policy lays out new rules for veterinarians

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has made good on a decade-old promise to provide updated guidance on the regulatory complexities of compounding animal drugs from bulk substances.

National survey of veterinarians demonstrates negative impact of opioid shortages on veterinarians, pet owners, and pets.

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A nationwide survey shows that there are unintended consequences for veterinary medicine caused by the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) efforts to address the national opioid crisis. Opioids in animal medicine are the foundation, and often the only method, of pain control and anesthesia.