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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 6]
[CITE: 21CFR520.314]



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. 520.314 Cefadroxil.

(a) Specifications. (1) Each tablet contains 50, 100, or 200 milligrams (mg) or 1 gram of cefadroxil.

(2) Each milliliter of suspension constituted from powder contains 50 mg of cefadroxil.

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

(c) Conditions of use in dogs and cats - (1) Amount - (i) Dogs. Administer 10 mg per pound (/lb) body weight twice daily orally.

(ii) Cats. Administer 10 mg/lb body weight once daily orally.

(2) Indications for use - (i) Dogs. For the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections including cellulitis, pyoderma, dermatitis, wound infections, and abscesses due to susceptible strains of Staphylococcus aureus. For the treatment of genitourinary tract infections (cystitis) due to susceptible strains of Escherichia coli , Proteus mirabilis , and S. aureus.

(ii) Cats. For the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections including abscesses, wound infections, cellulitis, and dermatitis caused by susceptible strains of Pasteurella multocida , S. aureus , Staphylococcus epidermidis , and Streptococcus spp.

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

[75 FR 10165, Mar. 5, 2010]

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