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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 522 → §522.1367


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 522—IMPLANTATION OR INJECTABLE DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS


§522.1367   Meloxicam.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter of solution contains 5.0 milligrams (mg) meloxicam.

(b) Sponsors. See Nos. 000010, 016729, 026637, and 055529 in §510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Conditions of use—(1) Dogs—(i) Amount. Administer 0.09 mg per pound (mg/lb) body weight (0.2 mg per kilogram (mg/kg)) by intravenous or subcutaneous injection on the first day of treatment. For treatment after day 1, administer meloxicam suspension orally at 0.045 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg) body weight once daily as in §520.1350(c) of this chapter.

(ii) Indications for use. For the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.

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

(2) Cats—(i) Amount. Administer 0.14 mg/lb (0.3 mg/kg) body weight as a single, one-time subcutaneous injection.

(ii) Indications for use. For the control of postoperative pain and inflammation associated with orthopedic surgery, ovariohysterectomy, and castration when administered prior to surgery.

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

[68 FR 68724, Dec. 10, 2003, as amended at 69 FR 69523, Nov. 30, 2004; 78 FR 5715, Jan. 28, 2013; 79 FR 74020, Dec. 15, 2014]

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