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Withdrawal Interval (WDI) Recommendations

WARNING!

Extra Label Use of this drug is permissible under AMDUCA only if such use is by or on the lawful written or oral order of a licensed veterinarian within the context of a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship.


Below are the WDI recommendations for the various route and dosage combination(s) for extra-label administration of in swine.

 

Drug Route Dosage Frequency Meat WDI
acepromazine IV (Intravenous) up to 0.055 mg/kg single and multiple doses 7 days
acepromazine Reference(s): Extralabel use of tranquilizers and general anesthetics
activated charcoal PO (Oral) not applicable not applicable 0 days
activated charcoal Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
atropine IV (Intravenous) up to 0.2 mg/kg every 4-6 hours 28 days
atropine
Warnings:
treatment of organophosphate toxicosis; be sure there are no organophosphates residues
atropine Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
atropine
atropine IM (Intramuscular) up to 0.2 mg/kg every 4-6 hours 28 days
atropine
Warnings:
treatment of organophosphate toxicosis; be sure there are no organophosphates residues
atropine Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
atropine
atropine SC (Subcutaneous) up to 0.2 mg/kg every 4-6 hours 28 days
atropine
Warnings:
treatment of organophosphate toxicosis; be sure there are no organophosphates residues
atropine Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
epinephrine SC (Subcutaneous) not applicable multiple doses 0 days
epinephrine
Warnings:
endogenous substance with rapid metabolism
epinephrine Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
epinephrine
epinephrine IV (Intravenous) not applicable multiple doses 0 days
epinephrine
Warnings:
endogenous substance with rapid metabolism
epinephrine Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
epinephrine
epinephrine IM (Intramuscular) not applicable multiple doses 0 days
epinephrine
Warnings:
endogenous substance with rapid metabolism
epinephrine Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
ketamine IM (Intramuscular) up to 10 mg/kg single and multiple doses 2 days
ketamine Reference(s): Extralabel use of tranquilizers and general anesthetics
ketamine
ketamine IV (Intravenous) up to 10 mg/kg single and multiple doses 2 days
ketamine Reference(s): Extralabel use of tranquilizers and general anesthetics
pralidoxime (2-PAM) IM (Intramuscular) up to 30 mg/kg every 8 hours 28 days
pralidoxime (2-PAM)
Warnings:
treatment of organophosphate toxicosis; be sure there are no organophosphates residues
pralidoxime (2-PAM) Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
procaine penicillin g IM (Intramuscular) 6,600 - 15,000 units/kg up to 5 days every 24 hours 14 days
procaine penicillin g
Warnings:
use 18 gauge, 4-cm needles inserted horizontally, caudal to the ear, at the margin of haired and hairless skin, with injection volumes not exceeding 11 ml/site
procaine penicillin g
procaine penicillin g IM (Intramuscular) 24,001 - 66,000 units/kg up to 5 days every 24 hours 50 days
procaine penicillin g
Warnings:
use 18 gauge, 4-cm needles inserted horizontally, caudal to the ear, at the margin of haired and hairless skin, with injection volumes not exceeding 11 ml/site
vitamin K1 (phytonadione) SC (Subcutaneous) 0.5 - 2.5 mg/kg per label 0 days
vitamin K1 (phytonadione) Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
vitamin K1 (phytonadione)
vitamin K1 (phytonadione) IV (Intravenous) 0.5 - 2.5 mg/kg per label 0 days
vitamin K1 (phytonadione) Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice
vitamin K1 (phytonadione)
vitamin K1 (phytonadione) IM (Intramuscular) 0.5 - 2.5 mg/kg per label 0 days
vitamin K1 (phytonadione) Reference(s): Antidotes in food animal practice


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