21 CFR 522.650 - Dihydrostreptomycin sulfate injection.
(a)Specifications. Each milliliter contains dihydrostreptomycin sulfate equivalent to 500 milligrams of dihydrostreptomycin.
(b)Sponsors. See Nos. 054771 and 055529 in § 510.600(c) of this chapter.
(c)Related tolerance. See § 556.200 of this chapter.
(d)Conditions of use -
(1)Amount. Administer 5 milligrams per pound of body weight by deep intramuscular injection every 12 hours, for 3 to 5 days or until the urine is free of leptospira for at least 72 hours as measured by darkfield microscopic examination.
(2)Indications for use. Treatment of leptospirosis in dogs and horses due to Leptospira canicola, L. icterohemorrhagiae, and L. pomona; in cattle due to L. pomona; and in swine due to L. pomona; and L. grippotyphosa.
(3)Limitations. Discontinue use 30 days before slaughter for food. Not for use in animals producing milk because use of the drug will contaminate the milk. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.