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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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NEW ANIMAL DRUG APPROVALS - July/August 2000

FDA Veterinarian Newsletter July/August 2000 Volume XV, No IV

CompanyGeneric and Brand NamesIndicationsRoutes/Remarks

Wellmark International

(NADA 141-162)

(S)-MethopreneDogs. For the prevention and control of flea populations.

ORAL: The NADA is for use in dogs 9 weeks of age and older and 4 pounds body weight or greater, for the prevention and control of flea populations by preventing the development of flea eggs, but does not kill adult fleas. Concurrent use of insecticides may be necessary for adequate control of adult fleas. Capsules are given orally, once per week at the minimum dosage of 10 mg per pound of body weight.

Federal Register: 04/18/00