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Guidance for Industry (GFI) #263
How US FARAD Can Help You Smooth Out the Transition from Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medically Important Antimicrobials (MIAs) for animals to Prescription Status (Rx)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing the successful implementation of Guidance for Industry (GFI) #263 to transition Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medically Important Antimicrobials (MIAs) for animals to Prescription Status (Rx)
Listen to the AABP podcast "Guidance for Industry (GFI) #263 is part of the FDA’s five-year plan which will move the remaining medically important antimicrobials under veterinary oversight.
All affected animal drug sponsors opted to either voluntarily change the marketing status of certain MIAs for animals from (OTC) to (Rx) or to voluntarily withdraw approval of their affected OTC animal drug applications.