Extralabel use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in cattle

Geof W. Smith, Jennifer L. Davis, Lisa A Tell, Alistair I. Webb, Jim E. Riviere

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Abstract

In bovine practice, if a drug is used in an extralabel manner, the withdrawal interval must be sufficient to ensure that there will be no residues in meat or milk products. Importantly, NSAIDs are considered to be of high regulatory importance because of the potential for harm to humans consuming products contaminated with their residues. In the United States, flunixin meglumine is the only NSAID for which a tolerance concentration has been established.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)697-701
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume232
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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