Uniprim Oral Powder (Canada)

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Uniprim Oral Powder

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Manufacturer: Macleod

ANTIBACTERIAL AGENT

Veterinary Use Only

Net Weight 262.5g/750g/20kg

DIN 02241375

Active Ingredient: Each g contains: 67 mg Trimethoprim, 333 mg sulfadiazine

Uniprim Oral Powder Indications

Horses - for the treatment of the following infections when caused by susceptible organisms: Acute strangles, Other respiratory infections, Wound and postoperative infections.

Uniprim Oral Powder Dosage And Administration

The usual dose of UNIPRIM® Oral Powder for horses, ponies and foals is 3.75g per 50kg. The contents of one scoop/packet (37.5g) is sufficient to treat 500kg liveweight. This dose provides 30mg/kg bodyweight of active ingredient daily.

The powder should be mixed with a small amount of palatable feed. UNIPRIM® Oral Powder is palatable but if the treated horse does not consume the medication completely, then parenteral or individual oral dosage with an alternative product should be considered.

Treatment should be given once daily until 2-3 days after the animal becomes asymptomatic. The usual course of treatment is for not longer than 7 consecutive days.

Horses may be treated using the powder alone, or alternatively, therapy can be initiated with Trimethoprim/Sulphadiazine Injection and followed by daily administration of UNIPRIM® Oral Powder.

Contraindications

UNIPRIM® Oral Powder should not be used in horses showing marked liver parenchymal damage or blood dyscrasias, nor in those with a history of sulphonamide sensitivity.

Precautions

UNIPRIM® Oral Powder should not be administered to pregnant mares as the effects of this product, when used as recommended, on the unborn foal have not been determined.

Warning

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with this drug.

Storage

Store between 2° and 35°C

®MACLEOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., 2600 CANTON COURT, SUITE C, FORT COLLINS, CO, 80525

Distributor: Bio Agri Mix LP, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0

www.bioagrimix.com

NAC No.: 12690003

MACLEOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
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P.O. BOX 399, 11 ELLENS STREET, MITCHELL, ON, N0K 1N0
Telephone:   519-348-9865
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