Tuesday, April 11, 2023


FDA Approves First Generic Flumethasone for Certain Anti-inflammatory Responsive Diseases in Cats, Dogs and Horses

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Bimasone Injectable Solution, the first generic flumethasone, for certain diseases that cause inflammation in horses, dogs, and cats. Bimasone is recommended for the various rheumatic, allergic, dermatologic and other disease states that are known to be responsive to anti-inflammatory drugs (i.e., corticoids) in these species.

Bimasone is a corticosteroid drug. It contains the same active ingredient (flumethasone) in the same concentration and dosage form as the approved brand name drug product, Flucort, which was first approved for use in horses, dogs, and cats on October 21, 1965.

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