Registrant: Dr. Moira Drosdovech
Complaint File Number: 10-067
Decision: On August 16, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Consent Order.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Drosdovech failed to review previous medical records on a patient, used a toxic substance not approved by Health Canada and not approved for sale in Canada to treat lymphoma in a dog, which caused a severe adverse reaction. Dr. Drosdovech agrees not to use, prescribe, recommend or administer any drug or therapeutic substance that has not been approved for distribution in Canada by Health Canada. She agrees to inform owners of consequences of off-label use. She agrees to attend specific continuing education, pay a fine of $5000, and 50% of the costs of the investigation.