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CAHI Creates Poster Listing Antimicrobials Requiring a Veterinary Prescription as of December 1, 2018

March 2, 2018

The Canadian Animal Health Institute (CAHI) created a poster listing antimicrobials that require a veterinary prescription as of December 1, 2018. This is based on the antimicrobial categorizations determined by Health Canada in relation to their importance to human medicine. 

Download the poster here.

  • Questions on the management of the inventory of medically important antimicrobials during the transition to December 1, 2018? Find on the CAHI website.
  • Questions about the regulatory and policy changes? Visit the Health Canada website. Contact them at

To stay up to date on other information about the upcoming Health Canada rule changes, visit the Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobial Use in Animals in Canada section of the CVMA website.