Approved in 2020: Drugs for veterinary use

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Drugs for veterinary use: Approved in 2020

Important definitions

Generic drug

A generic drug is a copy of a brand name product. Generic drugs contain the same medicinal ingredients as the brand name drug and are considered bioequivalent to the brand name drug. There may be many generic versions of one brand name drug.

Innovative Review (International Regulatory Cooperation)

Through international regulatory cooperation, we conduct reviews of veterinary drug submissions in collaboration with trusted partners such as the United States Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicines, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, and the New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries.

New active substance (identified with 'NAS' icon)

A new drug that contains a medicinal ingredient not previously approved in a drug in Canada and that is not a variation of a previously approved medicinal ingredient for veterinary use.

New drug

New drugs give new and innovative options for treatment, prevention and diagnosis of various health conditions.

You can report a veterinary drug reaction to Health Canada.

9 new drugs

Amodip flavoured tablets

Aservo EquiHaler

Bravecto One







11 new generic drugs

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