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Prescribing Specials and the Cascade

All Bova formulations are prescribed by veterinary surgeons, following the prescribing cascade. When there is no suitable licensed medication, then vets may use their clinical judgment to prescribe a special formulation, if appropriate.

All our products are used in compliance with the:

Section 4.15 of the RCVS Code of Professional Conduct states:
‘If there is no suitable authorised veterinary medicinal product in the UK for a condition in a particular species, a veterinary surgeon may, in particular, to avoid unacceptable suffering, treat the animal in accordance with the ‘Cascade’.

We know this can be a challenging area to navigate, especially if you are new to using Specials products, so we also have podcasts and a webinar on using the cascade. If you have any questions about the correct use of the cascade then please get in touch.