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New aquaculture drugs under FDA review

Global Aquaculture Advocate

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Abstract

Only eight active pharmaceutical ingredients available in 18 drug products have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in aquaculture. The approval process can be lengthy and expensive, but several new drugs and label claims are under review. Progress has been made on approvals for Halamid (chloramine-T), Aquaflor (florfenicol) and 35% PeroxAid (hydrogen peroxide) as therapeutic drugs. Data are also being generated for AQUI-S 20E, a fish sedative.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
New aquaculture drugs under FDA review
Series title:
Global Aquaculture Advocate
Volume
January/February 2012
Year Published:
2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
Global Aquaculture Alliance
Publisher location:
St. Louis, MO
Contributing office(s):
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Description:
3 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
36
Last page:
39