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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR520.1315]



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. 520.1315 Maropitant.

(a) Specifications. Each tablet contains 16, 24, 60, or 160 milligrams (mg) maropitant as maropitant citrate.

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

(c) Conditions of use in dogs - (1) Indications for use and amount. (i) For prevention of acute vomiting in dogs 2 to 7 months of age, administer a minimum dose of 2.0 mg per kilogram (/kg) body weight once daily for up to 5 consecutive days.

(ii) For prevention of acute vomiting in dogs 7 months of age and older, administer a minimum dose of 2.0 mg/kg body weight once daily until resolution of acute vomiting.

(iii) For prevention of vomiting due to motion sickness in dogs 4 months of age and older, administer a minimum of 8.0 mg/kg body weight once daily for up to 2 consecutive days.

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

[72 FR 9243, Mar. 1, 2007, as amended at 78 FR 28823, May 20, 2014; 80 FR 53459, Sept. 4, 2015]

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