Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Pet Medications Issues, Project No. P121201 #560891-00669

Submission Number:
560891-00669
Commenter:
Gordon Magee
Organization:
Drs. Foster and Smith
State:
Wisconsin
Initiative Name:
Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Pet Medications Issues, Project No. P121201

I attended the FTC Pet Medications Workshop on October 2, 2012 in Washington, D.C. and want to offer some perspectives on the following issues that were addressed at the Workshop: Are pharmacists qualified to dispense pet prescriptions Are veterinarians writing prescriptions so that consumers can have them filled at pharmacies of their choice Is there a justification for the drug manufacturer practice of restricted distribution of prescription and over-the-counter medications only to veterinary clinics Following those perspectives are listed some recommendations for the industry. Please see the attached document for full details. Gordon Magee