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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR522.1372]



TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER E - ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

PART 522 -- IMPLANTATION OR INJECTABLE DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS

Sec. 522.1372 Mepivacaine.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter (mL) of solution contains 20 milligrams mepivacaine hydrochloride.

(b) Sponsor. See No. 054771 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Conditions of use in horses - (1) Amount. For nerve block, 3 to 5 mL; for epidural anesthesia, 5 to 20 mL; for intra-articular anesthesia, 10 to 15 mL; for infiltration, as required; for anesthesia of the laryngeal mucosa prior to ventriculectomy, by topical spray, 25 to 40 mL, by infiltration, 20 to 50 mL.

(2) Indications for use. For use as a local anesthetic for infiltration, nerve block, intra-articular and epidural anesthesia, and topical and/or infiltration anesthesia of the laryngeal mucosa prior to ventriculectomy.

(3) Limitations. Not for use in horses intended for human consumption. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[71 FR 39547, July 13, 2006, as amended at 79 FR 16191, Mar. 25, 2014]

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