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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.

Drug companies' loose purse strings court vets

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Rock concerts. Magic shows. Contests in which everyone who plays is a winner.
 
For five days, the action never stopped at the McCormick Place convention center, as more than 9,000 veterinarians and technicians flocked to see the latest medicines and attend clinical workshops organized by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
 
Around the show floor, the world's biggest drugmakers had set up exhibits two stories tall, with enough flashing lights and giant twirling logos to resemble a Detroit car show.
 

FDA Compounding Enforcement Under Fire from Lawmakers, Industry.

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FDA facing accusations from lawmakers and the compounding pharmacy lobby that it is overreaching. 

Just three months after gaining new authority over compounders, the FDA is facing accusations from lawmakers and the compounding pharmacy lobby that it is overreaching its new role and retroactively applying a new federal law.