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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR522.2444a]



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. 522.2444a Thiopental powder for injection.

(a) Specifications. The drug contains sodium thiopental powder for constitution with sterile water for injection.

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

(c) Conditions of use in dogs and cats - (1) Amount. Administer by intravenous injection as follows:

(i) 6 to 9 milligrams (mg) per pound of body weight for brief anesthesia (6 to 10 minutes).

(ii) 10 to 12 mg per pound of body weight for anesthesia of 15 to 25 minutes duration.

(2) Indications for use. It is used as an anesthetic for intravenous administration to dogs and cats during short to moderately long surgical and other procedures. It is also used to induce anesthesia in dogs and cats which then have surgical anesthesia maintained by use of a volatile anesthetic.

(3) Limitations. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[79 FR 16196, Mar. 25, 2014]

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