Monthly Archives: May 2015

FDA Warns Certain Topical Pain Medications Could Harm Your Pet

Topical Medication Pets

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting pet owners, veterinarians, health care providers and pharmacists that pets are at risk of illness and death when exposed to topical pain medications containing the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) flurbiprofen. Topical medications are those applied to body surfaces such as the skin or mucous membranes to…