21 CFR 522.535 - Desoxycorticosterone.

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§ 522.535 Desoxycorticosterone.

(a) Specifications. Each milliliter of suspension contains 25 milligrams (mg) of desoxycorticosterone pivalate.

(b) Sponsors. See sponsor numbers in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.

(1) No. 043264 for use as in paragraphs (c)(1)(i), (c)(2)(i), and (c)(3) of this section.

(2) No. 058198 for use as in paragraphs (c)(1)(ii), (c)(2)(ii), and (c)(3) of this section.

(c) Conditions of use -

(1) Amount.

(i) Administer an initial dose of 2.2 mg/kilogram (1 mg/lb) of body weight by subcutaneous injection. Subsequent dosages should be individualized according to label instructions based on patient response to therapy.

(ii) Dosage requirements are variable and must be individualized on the basis of the response of the patient to therapy. Initial dose of 1 milligram per pound (0.45 kilogram) of body weight every 25 days, intramuscularly. Usual dose is 0.75 to 1.0 milligram per pound of body weight every 21 to 30 days.

(2) Indications for use - (i) For use as replacement therapy for mineralocorticoid deficiency in dogs with primary hypoadrenocorticism (Addison's Disease).

(ii) For use as replacement therapy for the mineralocorticoid deficit in dogs with primary adrenocortical insufficiency.

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

[81 FR 22524, Apr. 18, 2016]

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U.S. Code: Title 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS

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