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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR520.2483]



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. 520.2483 Triamcinolone.

(a) Specifications. (1) Each tablet contains 0.5 milligram (mg) or 1.5 mg triamcinolone acetonide.

(2) Each 15 grams of powder contains 10 mg triamcinolone acetonide.

(b) Sponsor. See No. 000010 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Special considerations. See § 510.410 of this chapter.

(d) Conditions of use - (1) Dogs and cats. Use tablets described in paragraph (a)(1) of this section as follows:

(i) Amount. Administer 0.05 mg per pound (/lb) of body weight daily by mouth; up to 0.1 mg per pound (/lb) of body weight daily, if response to the smaller dose is inadequate. Therapy may be initiated with a single injection of triamcinolone acetonide suspension as in § 522.2483 of this chapter, in which case triamcinolone acetonide tablets should be administered beginning 5 to 7 days after the injection.

(ii) Indications for use. As an anti-inflammatory agent.

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

(2) Horses. Use oral powder described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section as follows:

(i) Amount. Administer 0.005 to 0.01 mg/lb of body weight twice daily, sprinkled (top-dressed) on a small portion of feed. Therapy may be initiated with a single injection of triamcinolone acetonide suspension as in § 522.2483 of this chapter, in which case triamcinolone acetonide oral powder should be administered beginning 3 or 4 days after the injection.

(ii) Indications for use. As an anti-inflammatory agent.

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

[75 FR 10166, Mar. 5, 2010]

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