*The information contained herein is not intended to replace or substitute for conventional veterinary medical care, or encourage its abandonment. Every patient is unique, and formulas should be adjusted to meet their individual needs*

Commonly Requested Compounding Ideas for Canine Patients

Behavioral Issues:

Fluoxetine Oral Suspension

Clomipramine HCl in Oil Oral Suspension or Topical Lipoderm

Amitriptyline HCl Topical Lipoderm

Acepromazine Maleate Topical Lipoderm


Cushings Disease:

Trilostane in Oil Oral Suspension


Potassium Bromide Oral Suspension or Solution

Phenobarbital Oral Suspension or Chew Treat

Diazepam Rectal Gel

Levetiracetam in Oil Suspension

Zonisamide in Oil Suspension


Urinary Incontinence:

Diethylstilbestrol in Oil Suspension Concentrate or Capsules

Phenylpropanolamine Oral Solution or Capsules


Acral Lick Granuloma:

Capsaicin/Sucrose Octaacetate  Topica Bitter Gel

Diphenhydramine Topical Gel

Diphenhydramine/Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Topical Gel

Diphenhydramine Polyox Bandage

Diphenhydramine/Tranilast Topical Gel

Phenytoin/Misoprostol/Lidocaine/Bupivacaine/Diphenhydramine/Aloe Vera Polyox Bandage

Sucrose Octaacetate Topical Gel


Atopic Dermatitis:

Diphenhydramine Topical Gel

Diphenhydramine/Tranilast Topical Gel

Hydrocortisone Topical Gel

Pramoxine Topical Gel

Pramoxine/Hydrocortisone Topical Gel

Tranilast Topical Gel


Skin Infections (Fungal/Bacterial) Related to Atopic Dermatitis:

Base Topical Gel - Gentamicin, Itraconazole, Nitrofurazone and Miconazole Nitrate

Betamethasone/Clotrimazole Topical Cream

Chlorhexidine Gluconate Shampoo

Ciprofloxacin/Ketoconazole Topical Gel

Ciprofloxacin/Itraconazole Topical Gel

Nystatin/Neomycin/Bacitracin/Triamcinolone Topical Ointment


Flea Bites:

Diphenhydramine/Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Topical Gel



Enrofloxacin/Ketoconazole/ Triamcinolone Poloxamer Otic Gel 

Ketoconazole/Ciprofloxacin/Triamcinolone Poloxamer Otic Gel

TRIS/EDTA Buffered Otic Solution

Chlorhexidine Gluconate Otic Cleanser



Phytonadione (Vit K) in Oil Suspension

Apomorphine Ophthalmic Nonsterile Capsules and Powder for Reconstitution


Phosphate Binders: - Aluminum Hydroxide Dried Gel Oral Suspension



Acepromazine Maleate Oral Suspension and Topical Lipoderm

Butorphanol Tartrate Topical Lipoderm


Motion Sickness/Nausea: - Acepromazine Maleate Oral Suspension and Topical Lipoderm


Cardiovascular Issue:

Atenolol Oral Suspension

Enalapril Maleate Oral Suspension

Furosemide Oral Suspension


Degenerative Myelopathy:

Aminocaproic Acid Oral Syrup

Acetylcysteine Oral Solution


Hyperadrenocorticism: - Mitotane in Oil Oral Suspension


Lack of Appetite: - Cyproheptadine Oral Suspension and Topical Lipoderm



Kaolin/Neomycin Sulfate Capsules

Loperamide Topical Lipoderm  *Certain breeds, such as collies, have a genetic mutation that makes them sensitive to Loperamide - use care*

Kanamycin/Pectin/Bismuth Subcarbonate/Attapulgite Oral Suspension


Parasitical:  Ivermectin - Topical Spray, Topical Lipoderm or Gel.

                                       - Oil Suspension


Transitional Bladder Carcinoma: - Piroxicam Oral Suspension


Common in Oil Suspension Formulas: (Any Flavor of Choice can be added)


Aminophylline 58.35mg/ml

Ciprofloxacin 50mg/ml

Doxycycline 10mg/ml  - 100mg/ml

Gabapentin 100mg/ml (Human commercial products contains xylitol which is toxic to dogs)

Hydrocodone Bitartrate 1mg/ml/Homatropine Methylbromide 0.3mg/ml

Itraconazole 150mg/ml

Metronidazole 25mg/ml

Sildenafil Citrate 10mg/ml

Theophylline 50mg/ml

Tramadol HCl 50mg/ml

Ursodiol 100mg/ml


Common Oral Suspension Formulas:


Chloramphenicol 250mg/ml

Ciprofloxacin 50mg/ml

Cisapride 10mg/ml

Metronidazole 31.25mg/ml

Tetracycline HCl 100mg/ml

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