FDA to Require Prescriptions for Antibiotics

START PLANNING NOW! In 2021, the U S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that all medically important microbials would move frrom over-the-counter to prescription (Rx) only, as of June 2023.
The Center for Veterinary Medicine Guidance for Industry (#263 (GFI 263) outlines the process.
 
[View the Guidance document]
 
WHAT MEDICINE IS INCLUDED?

All injectable, oral, intramammary, and topical forms of antibiotics that were available for purchase without a prescription in the past.

Some of the Included Medications are: Chloratetracycline, Oxytetracycline, Tetracycline, Lincomycin, Penicillin procain G, Spectinomycin, and Tylosin.

  EXAMPLES OF BRANDS picture of bottles of different brands of injectable antibiotics
WHAT SPECIES ARE INCLUDED?

All companion and farm animals.

EXAMPLES OF INCLUDED ANIMALS <
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