Veterinary Compounding

How Can Veterinary Compounding Help My Pet?

Veterinary compounding is preparing medications for individual patients. For example, our client, Lemon, was referred to us at 14 years old. She was in congestive heart failure with a level 5 heart murmur. Her owners were struggling with her everyday to get her to take her life saving medications. Luckily, Lemon’s veterinarian worked with our[…]

GGVCP Clients

Online Account for Pet Owners

We welcome all pet owners to log on to our website to register for exclusive access to GGVCP! Sign up is quick and easy! Go to www.ggvcp.pharmacy, click the green “register pet owner” button on homepage banner and follow the instructions! An online account allows pet owners direct access to: Request refills View order history[…]

Golden Gate Veterinary Compounding Pharmacy

FAQs: Compounded vs. Manufactured Pet Medications

Commonly at Golden Gate VCP, we get questions regarding the differences between compounded medications and commercially-available (manufactured) products. Below we hope to provide some insight into this topic. Q: How do compounded products differ from manufactured drugs? A: The main factor that separates compounds from commercially-available drugs is the scale in which they are made.[…]

Joint Statement from the California Department of Justice, California State Board of Pharmacy, and the Medical Board of California Regarding Secure Prescription Forms

Joint Statement from the California Department of Justice, California State Board of Pharmacy, and the Medical Board of California Regarding Secure Prescription Forms As of January 1, 2019, California law requires prescription forms for controlled substances to be printed with a uniquely serialized number.  Notices explaining the serial number format and reporting requirements have been[…]

Microcyn VS® now available through GGVCP

MicrocynVS® products will change the way veterinary clinics address and treat hot spots, wounds and other animal skin ailments. These products have at their foundation a proprietary and highly shelf-stable hypochlorous acid solution called Microcyn® Technology, which is used in the cleaning, irrigation and debridement of wounds, burns, cuts, rashes, biofilms and abrasions as well[…]

Compounded Flavored Pet Liquid Medication

Board of Pharmacy Update

On April 18th, the Board of Pharmacy Enforcement and Compounding Sub-Committee met. On the agenda was a discussion of how the new compounding laws have been affecting veterinary practice. Primarily at issue was the Beyond Use Date updates that require cGMP level testing in order to extend Beyond Use Dates beyond 14 days for most[…]

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(Part III) Compounded and Handling of Hazardous Drugs – New Regulations

In February of last year, the Compounding Expert Committee and the Compounding with Hazardous Drugs Expert Panel released a revised USP Chapter 800 that outlines the standards that should be maintained while handling hazardous drugs (HDs) in healthcare settings. Whereas these standards will not necessarily impact your daily operations, they do impact compounding pharmacies and[…]

(Part II) Office Use Compounds – New Regulations

For Part II of this newsletter series we are going to be covering the upcoming changes in the CA Board of Pharmacy Regulations that will have the biggest impact on your veterinary practice:  Office Use Compounds.   As many of you may have seen over the summer CVMA put out an article in which the Board[…]

(Part I) Compounding and Ordering CII Drugs – New Regulations

As you may have heard the CA board of Pharmacy has developed new regulations that go into effect January 1st, 2017. It is pivotal that we as a business keep you, our clients, updated on these changes. The majority of the new regulations will not affect your day to day interation with our pharmacy, but[…]