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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR520.1880]



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. 520.1880 Prednisolone.

(a) Specifications. Each tablet contains 5 or 20 milligrams prednisolone.

(b) Sponsor. See No. 061690 in § 510.600(c)(2) of this chapter.

(c) Conditions of use in dogs - (1) Amount. Administer 2.5 milligrams per 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) body weight per day. Administer total daily dose orally in equally divided doses 6 to 10 hours apart until response is noted or 7 days have elapsed. When response is attained, dosage should be gradually reduced until maintenance level is achieved.

(2) Indications for use. For use as an anti-inflammatory agent.

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

[57 FR 4718, Feb. 7, 1992, as amended at 60 FR 57832, Nov. 22, 1995; 63 FR 148, Jan. 5, 1998; 79 FR 28827, May 20, 2014]

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