§ 522.2444bSodium 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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