21 CFR 522.2444b - Sodium thiopental, sodium pentobarbital for injection.

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§ 522.2444b Sodium thiopental, sodium pentobarbital for injection.
(a) Specifications. Each gram of the drug contains 750 milligrams of sodium thiopental and 250 milligrams of sodium pentobarbital sterile powder for dilution with sterile water for injection.
(b) Sponsor. See No. 061623 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.
(c) Conditions of use.
(1) It is used as an anesthetic for intravenous administration to dogs and cats during short to moderately long surgical procedures.
(2) It is administered as follows:
(i) For total anesthesia, it is given at approximately 10 to 12 milligrams per pound of body weight over a period of 3.5 to 5 minutes.
(ii) When preanesthetic medication is used, it is important to wait at least an hour before administering thiopental and sodium pentobarbital for injection, and the dosage necessary for anesthesia is reduced. Usually 1/2 to 2/3 the normal amount is adequate.
(3) Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
[40 FR 13858, Mar. 27, 1975, as amended at 47 FR 14149, Apr. 2, 1982; 66 FR 14073, Mar. 9, 2001; 68 FR 4915, Jan. 31, 2003]

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  • 2014-04-15; vol. 79 # 72 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 21126 - New Animal Drugs; Ceftiofur Sodium; Gentamicin; Xylazine
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Title 21 published on 2013-04-01

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  • 2014-04-15; vol. 79 # 72 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 21126 - New Animal Drugs; Ceftiofur Sodium; Gentamicin; Xylazine
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; technical amendment.
      This rule is effective April 15, 2014.
      21 CFR Part 522