WHAT IS COMPOUNDING ?
Your Compounding Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical compounding is the creation of a pharmaceutical product to fit the unique needs of a patient. This may be done for a number of reasons – to change the form of the medication from a solid pill to a liquid, to obtain an exact dose needed or deemed best for a patient, to change the flavor in order to alter the taste or to change the texture to make it more acceptable to the patient.
Pharmaceutical compounding today combines an ageless art with the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, allowing specially trained professionals to prepare customised medication to meet each patient’s specific needs.
V-Tech offers compounding of prescribed medicines for the treatment of wildlife species, livestock and companion animals, in three world class, licensed pharmacies, equipped with the latest in technology.
Our compounding pharmacists can prepare:
- unique dosage forms containing the best dose of medication for each patient
- medications in dosage forms that are not commercially available, such as solutions or gels
- combinations of various compatible medications into a single dosage form for easier administration and improved owner compliance
- medications that are not commercially available in the required form or strength
For years vets across Africa have not had access to quality compounded medicine to assist them in practice. In November 2019, after a year of planning, Dr Ian Oberholzer spent time in the V-Tech Midrand facility. The objective being to learn all that V-Tech has to...read more
We employ approximately 50 staff which includes veterinarians, pharmacists, veterinary nurses, veterinary technicians and pharmacy assistants.
Tel: +27 (0) 87 150 5925
Fax: +27 (0) 86 692 4049
Corner Douglas and Old Pretoria Road, Midrand, South Africa