Navigating Through the Highly Regulated Pharmacy World

November 15, 2017

Lisa Penny, RPh, FSVHP, director of pharmacy at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, gives advice to veterinarians trying to navigate through the highly regulated pharmacy world.

Lisa Penny, RPh, FSVHP, director of pharmacy at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, gives advice to veterinarians trying to navigate through the highly regulated pharmacy world.

For veterinarians trying to order medications through a pharmacy — especially controlled substances — there are very strict guidelines that the pharmacists have to follow. It's important for the veterinarian to complete the prescription entirely, and pay attention to any state-specific laws.