21 CFR 522.2444b - Thiopental and pentobarbital powder for injection.

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§ 522.2444b Thiopental and pentobarbital powder for injection.

(a) Specifications. Each gram of powder contains 750 milligrams (mg) of sodium thiopental and 250 mg of sodium pentobarbital 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) Amount. For total anesthesia, it is given at approximately 10 to 12 mg per pound of body weight over a period of 3.5 to 5 minutes. When preanesthetic medication is used, 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.

(2) Indications for use. It is used as an anesthetic for intravenous administration to dogs and cats during short to moderately long surgical procedures.

(3) Limitations. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

[79 FR 16197, Mar. 25, 2014]

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Title 21 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 21 CFR Part 522 after this date.

  • 2015-12-09; vol. 80 # 236 - Wednesday, December 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 76384 - New Animal Drugs; Approval of New Animal Drug Applications; Withdrawals of Approval of New Animal Drug Applications; Changes of Sponsorship
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Food and Drug Administration
      Final rule; technical amendments.
      This rule is effective December 9, 2015, except for the amendments to 21 CFR 520.446, 520.2043, 558.625, and 558.630, which are effective December 21, 2015.
      21 CFR Parts 510, 520, 522, 524, and 558