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Clarification of the Proper Use of Monesin in Dairy Cows

February 23, 2005

Since the October 2004 approval of the drug monensin for increased milk production efficiency in dairy cows, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received numerous questions pertaining to the proper use of the drug. FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has posted answers to some of the most frequently asked questions concerning the use of monensin in feed for dairy cows.

Any additional questions on this subject may be directed to:

Dr. Dragan Momcilovic
FDA/CVM, Division of Animal Feeds
7519 Standish Place , HFV-220
Rockville , MD 20855
e-mail: Dragan.Momcilovic@fda.gov


Contact FDA

240-276-9115 FAX
Issued by: FDA, Center for Veterinary Medicine

Communications Staff, HFV-12

7519 Standish Place

Rockville, MD 20855