21 CFR 522.1503 - Neostigmine.
(a)Specifications. Each milliliter of solution contains 2 milligrams (mg) neostigmine methylsulfate.
(b)Sponsor. See No. 000061 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.
(c)Conditions of use -
(1)Amount. Administer to cattle and horses at a dosage level of 1 mg per (/) 100 pounds (lbs) of body weight subcutaneously. Administer to sheep at a dosage level of 1 to 1 1/2 mg/100 lbs body weight subcutaneously. Administer to swine at a dosage level of 2 to 3 mg/100 lbs body weight intramuscularly. These doses may be repeated as indicated.
(2)Indications for use. For treating rumen atony; initiating peristalsis which causes evacuation of the bowel; emptying the urinary bladder; and stimulating skeletal muscle contractions.
(3)Limitations. Not for use in animals producing milk, since this use will result in contamination of the milk. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.