Compounded Medications for Your Pets

Do your pets need specific medications that you cannot usually find at the pharmacy? Compounded medications may be the answer!
Compounding occurs when a pharmacist mixes two or more medications together to fit the unique medication needs of a patient. Compounding for animals consists of making a specific doses or forms of medications (dosage forms, like capsules) of a medication that may not be readily available for an animal. At Bremo Pharmacy, we specialize in making medications customized to your pet’s needs. We can make medications for all different types of pets, such as cats, dogs, birds, and more!

 

COMMONLY COMPOUNDED MEDICATIONS FOR ANIMALS

The following medications are our most commonly made medications at Bremo Pharmacy. This list is not all-inclusive and we can make many more medications for your pets!


MEDICATION WHAT IT’S USED FOR THINGS TO KNOW
Methimazole Used to treat hyperthyroidism in cats (High thyroid levels) Regular monitoring of your cats T4 levels is necessary when receiving this medication
Cats may experience GI disturbance while taking this medication
Amitriptyline Used to the treatment of separation anxiety, itching, and nerve pain in dogs The most common side effects as sedation, constipation, and urinary retention
Metronidazole Used to treat certain types of infections in dogs, cats, and horses Can cause excessive salivation, nausea, or vomiting in dogs and cats.
Better tolerated when given with food due to bad taste
Ketoconazole Used to treat fungal infections in dogs Can cause nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite are common side effects
Gabapentin Used to treat chronic pain in both dogs and cats May cause mild sedation.
Do not stop giving this to your pet abruptly as this can cause pain to reoccur
Urosidol Used to treat chronic hepatitis and other liver diseases in dogs Should be given with good
Generally well tolerated – some pets may experience vomiting and diarrhea

We can also change the way that medications are made (called dosage forms) so that it is easier for your pet to take! Some dosage forms we can make are:

  • Creams
  • Ointments
  • Topical Gels
  • Capsules
  • Oral Liquids
  • Suppositories

Sometimes medications do not have the best taste. However, at Bremo Pharmacy, we also have great flavor options for medications to make your pet happy!

  • Tuna/ fish
  • Chicken
  • Beef
  • Bacon
  • Peanut Butter

Do you have a prescription for your pet? Want to learn more about what medications we can make for animals? Give us a call at 804-288-8361, ext. 112 or ext. 116 for more information. Our pharmacists and compounding technician would love to help you learn more!

 

 

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