Preloved Prescription Pet Drugs

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Preloved Prescription Pet Drugs

Is it ok to post unused prescription pet drugs on forums for other pet owners to use?

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Hi Emma, I'm afraid not. Prescription medicines are covered by a raft of legislation and can only be legally prescribed by certain categories of qualified people, vets being one of them.

This is because in the wrong hands ( albeit well-meaning) they can be dangerous, so each course of treatment needs to be given specifically for that pet and the dose rate, etc needs to be carefully calculated and planned by the vet or doctor

Best wishes

Louise Rayment-Dyble BVetMed CertZooMed MRCVS 

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