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Title 21Chapter ISubchapter EPart 524 → §524.1240


Title 21: Food and Drugs
PART 524—OPHTHALMIC AND TOPICAL DOSAGE FORM NEW ANIMAL DRUGS


§524.1240   Levamisole.

(a) Specifications. The drug contains 200 milligrams of levamisole per milliliter of diethylene glycol monobutyl ether (DGME) solution.

(b) Sponsors. See Nos. 000061 and 054771 in §510.600(c) of this chapter.

(c) Related tolerances. See §556.350 of this chapter.

(d) Conditions of use. Cattle—(1) Amount. 2.5 milliliters per 110 pounds (10 milligrams of levamisole per kilogram) of body weight as a single dose topically to the back of the animal.

(2) Indications for use. Anthelmintic effective against stomach worms (Haemonchus, Trichostrongylus, Ostertagia), intestinal worms (Trichostrongylus, Cooperia, Nematodirus, Bunostomum, Oesophagostomum, Chabertia), and lungworms (Dictyocaulus).

(3) Limitations. Conditions of constant helminth exposure may require retreatment within 2 to 4 weeks after the first treatment. Cattle must not be slaughtered within 9 days following last treatment. Do not administer to dairy animals of breeding age. Do not treat animals before dipping or prior to exposure to heavy rain. Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism, and before using in severely debilitated animals.

[52 FR 10887, Apr. 6, 1987, as amended at 53 FR 7504, Mar. 9, 1988; 62 FR 61626, Nov. 19, 1997; 67 FR 78355, Dec. 24, 2002; 79 FR 10970, Feb. 27, 2014]

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