New Products Approved by FDA for Food Animals

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The FDA announces, via industry press releases, that it has approved several products for use in food animals. The products include:

~ Vetoquinol's Tulaven 100 (generic tulathromycin injection) for use in cattle and swine; and Tulaven 25 in calves and swine.

~ Bimeda's ProstaMate (generic dinoprost tromethamine injection) for use in beef and dairy cattle to synchronize estrous cycles.

~ Virbac 's TIA 12.5% (generic tiamulin hydrogen fumarate) oral liquid concentrate for use in swine for treatment of swine dysyentery and swine pneumonia. FDA has also approved Virbac's Tussilin 100 (generic tulathromycin injection) for use in cattle and swine; and Tussilin 25 in calves and swine.

This summary of information was provided by Lynn Fondon, DVM, MBA, in the Brakke Consulting Animal Health News and Notes distributed Dec. 3, 2021.



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