Veterinary

Drug Quality and Security Act Does Not Apply to Veterinary Compounding

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While the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) provided a new regulatory framework for compounded medications for use in human medicine, it does not apply to veterinary compounded medications. There has been some confusion in the industry, but veterinary compounded medications are still regulated by state pharmacy authorities, while FDA retains enforcement discretion over activities that raise the kind of concerns associated with a drug manufacturer. FDA has stated that it intends to develop new policy guidance with respect to veterinary compounding.

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.