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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR520.1044a]



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 520 -- ORAL DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS

Sec. 520.1044a Gentamicin sulfate oral solution.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter of aqueous solution contains gentamicin sulfate equivalent to 50 milligrams of gentamicin.

(b) Sponsor. See Nos. 000061 and 054925 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Related tolerances. See § 556.300 of this chapter.

(d) Conditions of use - (1) Amount. Colibacillosis: 1 milliliter per 2 gallons of drinking water for 3 consecutive days, to provide 0.5 milligram/pound/day; swine dysentery: 1 milliliter per 1 gallon of drinking water for 3 consecutive days, to provide 1.0 milligram/pound/day.

(2) Indications for use. In weanling swine for control and treatment of colibacillosis caused by strains of E. coli sensitive to gentamicin, and in swine for control and treatment of swine dysentery associated with Treponema hyodysenteriae.

(3) Limitations. Do not slaughter treated swine for food for at least 3 days following treatment. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[48 FR 10302, Mar. 11, 1983. Redesignated at 49 FR 572, Jan. 5, 1984, and amended at 49 FR 14332, Apr. 11, 1984; 52 FR 7832, Mar. 13, 1987; 62 FR 34169, June 25, 1997; 71 FR 13542, Mar. 16, 2006; 81 FR 94989, Dec. 27, 2016]

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