Do your pets need specific medications that you cannot usually find at the pharmacy? Compounded medications may be the answer!
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:
- Topical Gels
- Oral Liquids
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
- 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!