Sulfadived 12.5% Solution

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Sulfadived 12.5% Solution

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vedco

(Sulfadimethoxine 12.5% Oral Solution)

ANTIBACTERIAL

For Oral Use in Chickens, Turkeys and Cattle

12.5% Concentrated Solution for Use in Drinking Water

ANADA 200-192, Approved by FDA

EACH FLUID OUNCE CONTAINS 3.75 g SULFADIMETHOXINE SOLUBILIZED WITH SODIUM HYDROXIDE:

Dosage and Administration

Species

Concentration

Use Directions

CHICKENS

0.05%

Add 1 fl oz* to 2 gallons of drinking water -or- 25 fl oz to 50 gallons of drinking water

TURKEYS

0.025%

Add 1 fl oz* to 4 gallons of drinking water -or- 25 fl oz to 100 gallons of drinking water

Automatic Proportioners** Stock Solution - To make 2 gallons of Stock Solution use:

CHICKENS - 1 gal Sulfadimethoxine 12.5% Drinking Water Solution Concentrate - plus - 1 gal of water

TURKEYS - 2 qts Sulfadimethoxine 12.5% Drinking Water Solution Concentrate - plus - 6 qts of water

TREATMENT PERIOD - 6 consecutive days

DAIRY CALVES, DAIRY HEIFERS AND BEEF CATTLE

Dosage: 25 mg/lb first day followed by 12.5 mg/lb/day for 4 days.

 

SULFADIMETHOXINE IN WATER

 

WATER CONSUMPTION

(SUMMER)
1 gallon/ 100 lb b.w
.

(WINTER)
1 gallon/ 150 lb b.w
.

FIRST DAY ADD:

1 pint (16 fl oz) to:

25 gallons

16 gallons

1 quart (32 fl oz) to:

50 gallons

33 gallons

1 gallon (128 fl oz) to:

200 gallons

127 gallons

NEXT 4 DAYS ADD:

1 pint (16 fl oz) to:

50 gallons

33 gallons

1 quart (32 fl oz) to:

100 gallons

66 gallons

1 gallon (128 fl oz) to:

400 gallons

266 gallons

This dosage recommendation is based on a water consumption of 1 gallon per 100 lb of body weight per day, the expected water consumption rate for summer. Water consumption during cold months (winter) may drop markedly (30-40%). Accordingly, adjustments in drug concentration in drinking water must be made to insure proper drug intake.

For individual treatment of cattle, Sulfadimethoxine 12.5% Drinking Water Solution may be given as a drench. Administer using same mg/lb dose as outlined above. Four fluid ounces will medicate one-600 lb animal initially or two-600 lb animals on maintenance dose.

TREATMENT PERIOD - 5 consecutive days.

*1 fl oz Sulfadimethoxine 12.5% Drinking Water Solution = 30 mL or 2 tablespoonfuls

**Set proportioner to a feed rate of 1 fl oz of Sulfadimethoxine Stock Solution per gallon of water.

Sulfadived 12.5% Solution Indications:

BROILER AND REPLACEMENT CHICKENS- Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis, fowl cholera, and infectious coryza.

MEAT PRODUCING TURKEYS- Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis and fowl cholera.

DAIRY CALVES, DAIRY HEIFERS AND BEEF CATTLE- Use in the treatment of shipping fever complex, bacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, and foot rot.

Sulfadived 12.5% Solution Caution

Store at room temperature; if freezing occurs, thaw before using. Protect from light; direct sunlight may cause discoloration. Freezing or discoloration does not affect potency. Prepare a fresh stock solution daily.

CHICKENS AND TURKEYS- If animals show no improvement within 5 days, discontinue treatment and re-evaluate diagnosis. Handle the recommended dilutions (chickens 0.05% and turkeys 0.025%) as regular drinking water. Administer as sole source of drinking water and sulfonamide medication.

Chickens and turkeys that have survived fowl cholera outbreaks should not be kept for replacements or breeders.

CATTLE- During treatment period, make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake. If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days, re-evaluate diagnosis. Treatment should not be continued beyond 5 days.

Warning:

CHICKENS AND TURKEYS- Withdraw 5 days before slaughter. Do not administer to chickens over 16 weeks (112 days) of age or to turkeys over 24 weeks (168 days) of age.

CATTLE- Withdraw 7 days before slaughter. For dairy calves, dairy heifers and beef cattle only. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. DO NOT USE IN CALVES TO BE PROCESSED FOR VEAL.

FOR USE IN ANIMALS ONLY

RESTRICTED DRUG (CALIFORNIA)

USE ONLY AS DIRECTED

NOT FOR HUMAN USE

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Distributed By Vedco, Inc., St. Joseph, MO 64507

NET CONTENTS

NDC

 

3.785 L (1 Gal) (128 fl oz)

50989-111-29

500014 Rev. 3-04

NAC No.: 10941912

VEDCO, INC.
5503 CORPORATE DR., ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64507
Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
Website:   www.vedco.com
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