Uh Oh, A Controlled Substance Bottle Spilled or Broke. Now What?

The following blog is written by Epicur Pharma’s Advisory Council member Jan Woods, a veterinary hospital consultant, and national speaker with expertise in DEA compliance, state and federal regulations, and clinic and hospital practice management. Below, Jan outlines how to properly manage a spilled or broken bottle. Have you ever broken or spilled a bottle […]

Don’t Brown Bag It! Why Packaging Matters to Veterinary Medicine Quality

Many veterinary medicines are sensitive to light. Proper packaging of veterinary pharmaceuticals makes a big difference. Improper packaging which exposes the medicine to light can have a serious impact on: Product degradation: light can cause the product to degrade thus reducing the potency of the product, in turn reducing its efficacy Adverse effects: the product […]

3 Ways Stocking 503B Drugs Strengthens Vet-Client Relationships

For veterinary hospitals, keeping 503B manufactured drugs on-hand for office use and dispensing is critical to top-quality patient care. But stocking these manufactured products provides another opportunity for veterinary staff—building stronger client relationships. With 503B drugs on hand, you can deepen client relationships in ways that can’t be replaced by online pharmacies. It gives you […]

Quality Assurance Beyond the Product: Catching Fraud in Veterinary Compounding Pharmacies

In veterinary medicine, trust is crucial to patient care. This is true for hospital’s relationships with its patients and clients, but trust is also necessary between a clinic and its pharmacy partners. While we all want to trust that counterfeit and fraudulent veterinary medication orders are not commonplace, they can happen. Being able to trust […]