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Sulfamed G

Generic name: sulfadimethoxine

Dosage and Administration


Species Concentration Use Directions

Chickens 0.05% Contents of packet to 250 gallons of water

Turkeys 0.025% Contents of packet to 500 gallons of water

If animals show no improvement within 5 days, discontinue treatment and re-evaluate diagnosis. Prepare a fresh stock solution daily. Handle the recommended dilutions (chicken 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.

Automatic Proportioners - To make stock solution, add contents of 1 packet to 2 gallons of water for chickens and to 4 gallons of water for turkeys. Set proportioner to feed at a rate of 1 fl oz of stock solution per gallon 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.

SulfaMed-G in Water

Water Consumption

Amount of Stock (Summer) (Winter)
Solution for Cattle* 1 gallon/**100 lb body weight 1 gallon/**150 lb body weight

First Day Add 1 quart 10 gallons 7 gallons
2 quarts 20 gallons 14 gallons
1 gallon 40 gallons 28 gallons

Next 4 Days Add 1 quart 20 gallons 14 gallons
2 quarts 40 gallons 28 gallons
1 gallon 80 gallons 56 gallons

*Note: Make a cattle stock solution by adding 1 packet of SulfaMed-G Soluble Powder to 5 gallons of water.

** This dosage recommendation is based on a water consumption rate of 1 gallon per 100lb 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 must be made in the dilution rates to compensate for this and insure proper drug intake.

For treatment of individual cattle, SulfaMed-G Soluble Powder stock solution for cattle may be given as a drench.
Administer using same mg/lb dosage as outlined above.

Twently fl. oz. of cattle stock solution will medicate one-600 lb animal initially or two-800 lb animals on a maintenance dose.
Contents of packet will medicate thirty-600 lb animals initially or sixty-600 lb animals on a maintenance dose.

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.

Residue Warning

RESIDUE WARNINGS: 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.

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(brand of Sulfadimethoxine)

Soluble Powder


For Oral Use in Chickens, Turkeys and Cattle



CAUTION: Federal law prohibits the extralabel use of this product in lactating dairy cattle.

Restricted Drug - Use Only as Directed (California)


For Broiler and Replacement Chickens Only - Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis, fowl cholera, and infectious coryza.

For Meat-producing Turkeys Only - Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis and fowl cholera.

For Dairy Calves, Dairy Heifers, and Beef Cattle - Use for the treatment of shipping fever complex, bacterial pneumonia, calf diptheria, and foot rot.

NET WEIGHT: 535 g (18.87 oz)

Each packet contains 16.8 oz (473 g) Sulfadimethoxine in the form of the soluble sodium salt and disodium edetate.

sulfadimethoxine powder, for solution
Product Information
Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:61133-5804
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Sulfadimethoxine Sodium (Sulfadimethoxine) Sulfadimethoxine 473 g in 535 g
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:61133-5804-2 535 g in 1 POUCH
2 NDC:61133-5804-3 11340 g in 1 JAR
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANADA ANADA200376 11/17/2005
Labeler - Bimeda, Inc. Division of Cross Vetpharm Group (043653216)
Bimeda, Inc. Division of Cross Vetpharm Group