Animal & Veterinary
New Animal Drug Approvals - January/February 2004
FDA Veterinarian Newsletter January/February 2004 Volume XIX, No 1
Generic and (Brand) Names
Pharmacia & Upjohn Co.
Ceftiofur crystalline free acid sterile suspension
(NAXCEL XT) Rx
Beef and Non-lactating Dairy Cattle. For the treatment and control of bovine respiratory disease.
INJECTABLE — The NADA provides for the veterinary prescription use of ceftiofur crystalline free acid suspension in beef and non-lactating dairy cattle for the treatment of BRD (shipping fever, pneumonia) associated with Mannheimia haemolytica , Pasteurella multocida , and Haemophilus somnus and for the control of respiratory disease in cattle at high risk of developing BRD associated with M. haemolytica , P. multocida , and H. somnus .
Federal Register 10/22/03
Altrenogest oral solution (MATRIX)
Gilts (sexually mature gilts that have had at least one estrous cycle). For synchronization of estrus.
ORAL — The NADA provides for use of an altrenogest oral solution in gilts for synchronization of estrus.
Federal Register 10/31/03
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Meloxicam Injectable Solution (METACAM) Rx
Dogs. For the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.
INJECTABLE — The NADA provides for use of meloxicam injectable solution in dogs for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.
Federal Register 12/10/03