Profile of veterinary drugs in a specialized pharmacy for manual production of drugs in João Pessoa, Brazil

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Jhennyfer Barros
Iago Dillion Cavalcanti


This is a cross-sectional study conducted in a veterinary pharmacy for manual production of drugs located in the city of João Pessoa, Brazil. The data collected comprised the period from January 2017 to December 2019, using the records system present in the pharmacy itself. We are seeing a growing demand for veterinary manipulated drugs, with a 40% increase in sales from 2017 to 2019. Among the pharmaceutical forms, capsules were the most commonly requested, followed by solutions, and among the active ingredients, itraconazole was the most frequent. With the diversity of pet species, the manipulation pharmacies have arisen to supply market needs, enabling the development of pharmaceutical forms that meet the physical characteristics of each pet species.


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Barros, J., & Cavalcanti, I. D. (2022). Profile of veterinary drugs in a specialized pharmacy for manual production of drugs in João Pessoa, Brazil. Veterinarski Glasnik, 76(1).
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