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Veterinary Drug Compounding Rules

VIN News (Veterinary Information Network; April 21) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took nearly 20 years to produce Guidance For Industry #256 – Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances, released on April 13. It has received early positive reviews from veterinary pharmacy experts. “Overall, I think it is well thought out and addresses a lot of the concerns that will arise,” said Lauren Forsythe, medication dispensary coordinator at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Veterinary Teaching Hospital.