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Notice of Approval of Supplemental New Animal Drug Application; Moxidectin

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AGENCY:

Food and Drug Administration, HHS.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing notice that it has approved a supplemental new animal drug application (NADA) filed by Fort Dodge Animal Health, Division of Wyeth. The approved NADA provides for the veterinary prescription use of a sustained-release injectable moxidectin formulation for prevention of heartworm disease and treatment of existing hookworm infections in dogs. The supplemental NADA adds animal safety information to product labeling.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Melanie R. Berson, Center for Veterinary Medicine (HFV-110), Food and Drug Administration, 7500 Standish Pl., Rockville, MD 20855, 240-276-8337, e-mail: melanie.berson@fda.hhs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Fort Dodge Animal Health, Division of Wyeth, 800 Fifth St. NW., Fort Dodge, IA 50501, filed a supplement to NADA 141-189 that provides for veterinary prescription use of PROHEART 6 (moxidectin) Sustained Release Injectable for Dogs, used for prevention of heartworm disease and treatment of existing hookworm infections. The supplemental NADA updates the warning, precaution, adverse reactions, and post-approval experience sections of product labeling. In accordance with section 512(i) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360b(i)) and 21 CFR 514.105(a) and 514.106(a), the Center for Veterinary Medicine is providing notice that this supplemental NADA is approved as of May 23, 2008.

In accordance with the freedom of information provisions of 21 CFR part 20 and 21 CFR 514.11(e)(2)(ii), a summary of safety and effectiveness data and information submitted to support approval of this application may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The agency has determined under 21 CFR 25.33(d)(1) that this action is of a type that does not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. Therefore, neither an environmental assessment nor an environmental impact statement is required.

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Dated: June 2, 2008.

Bernadette Dunham,

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine.

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[FR Doc. 08-1329 Filed 6-5-08; 12:00 pm]

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