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Among the wide variety of veterinary compounds that our pharmacy produces by Rx, one of the most frequently prescribed active ingredients is metronidazole in various forms: liquid suspensions, transdermal gels, and Tasty Mini Tabs. Veterinarians often request customized metronidazole for cats and dogs with giardia infection, which is caused by protozoa that can colonize and reproduce in the small intestines of several vertebrates.

Metronidazole is a bitterly metallic-tasting antibiotic that decreases inflammation in the bowel. Flavor enhancement, therefore, is a key service that our compounding pharmacy provides for hard-to-dose patients. We layer metronidazole with a complementary flavor like marshmallow or mint and a bitter drug powder to make this pharmaceutical more palatable. For those dogs and cats that will not dose orally, there’s still hope! A transdermal gel – applied to the skin – might be a helpful alternative to produce the desired healthcare outcome.

For compounded metronidazole and other customized pharmaceuticals, Monument Pharmacy is the wise choice for filling your compounded prescriptions. Why? We offer fast-and-free 1 st-class shipping and friendly customer service to Colorado, Kansas, Wyoming, and New Mexico clients – as well to clients in 18 other states. We’ll also beat others’ compound prices by 10%. Just let us know what you are paying or quoted elsewhere. Additionally, we strictly adhere to federal and Colorado compounding regulations. Our highly trained pharmacists and technicians work with state-of-the-art equipment, and we use ingredients from FDA-inspected suppliers to better ensure our compounds’ potency and stability.

Per FDA guidelines, Monument Pharmacy makes no claims of efficacy regarding its compounded medications, including compounded metronidazole. A valid prescription from a licensed practitioner is required for dispensing, and compounds are prohibited for food animals. For more information about our customized metronidazole for cats and dogs, or for general information about our compounding services, please contact us toll-free at 1-800-595-7565 or via our website at