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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 522 → §522.1372


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


§522.1372   Mepivacaine.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter (mL) of solution contains 20 milligrams mepivacaine hydrochloride.

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

(c) Conditions of use in horses—(1) Amount. For nerve block, 3 to 5 mL; for epidural anesthesia, 5 to 20 mL; for intra-articular anesthesia, 10 to 15 mL; for infiltration, as required; for anesthesia of the laryngeal mucosa prior to ventriculectomy, by topical spray, 25 to 40 mL, by infiltration, 20 to 50 mL.

(2) Indications for use. For use as a local anesthetic for infiltration, nerve block, intra-articular and epidural anesthesia, and topical and/or infiltration anesthesia of the laryngeal mucosa prior to ventriculectomy.

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

[71 FR 39547, July 13, 2006, as amended at 79 FR 16191, Mar. 25, 2014]

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