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Sulfadived 12.5% Solution

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Sulfadived 12.5% Solution

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vedco

(Sulfadimethoxine)

CONCENTRATED SOLUTION 12.5%

3.75 g sulfadimethoxine/fl.oz.

Sulfadived 12.5% Solution Caution

Federal (USA) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian

For Oral Use in Chickens, Turkeys and Cattle

ANTIBACTERIAL

for use in drinking water

ANADA #200-251 Approved by FDA

ACTIVE DRUG INGREDIENT: Sulfadimethoxine.

INACTIVE DRUG INGREDIENTS: Disodium Edetate, Sodium Bisulfate, Sodium Hydroxide, Purified Water QS.

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 for the treatment of shipping fever complex and bacterial pneumonia associated with Pasteurella spp. sensitive to sulfadimethoxine; and calf diphtheria and foot rot associated with Fusobacterium necrophorum (Sphaerophorus necrophorus) sensitive to sulfadimethoxine.

CHICKENS AND TURKEYS - If animals show no improvement within 5 days, discontinue treatment and reevaluate 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, reevaluate diagnosis. Treatment should not be continued beyond 5 days.

PROTECT FROM LIGHT

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.

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.

NOT FOR HUMAN USE.

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed.

Store at Controlled Room Temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)

DO NOT SLAUGHTER COW FOR 7 DAYS AFTER LAST TREATMENT

Dosage and Administration

Chickens And Turkeys

Treatment Period: 6 consecutive days

Recommended Concentration: Chickens - 0.05%; Turkeys - 0.025%

Chickens

Add 1 fl oz (30 mL) to 2 gal of drinking water or 25 fl oz to 50 gal of drinking water.

Turkeys

Add 1 fl oz (30 mL) to 4 gal of drinking water or 25 fl oz to 100 gal of drinking water.

Automatic Proportioners* Stock Solution - To make 2 gal of stock solution:

Chickens

Add 1 gal Sulfadimethoxine Concentrated Solution 12.5% to 1 gal of water.

Turkeys

Add 2 qt Sulfadimethoxine Concentrated Solution 12.5% to 6 qt of water.

*Set proportioner to a feed rate of 1 fl oz of stock solution per gal of water.

Dairy Calves, Dairy Heifers And Beef Cattle

Treatment Period: 5 consecutive days

Dosage: Initial dose of 25 mg/lb followed by four maintenance doses of 12.5 mg/lb/day.

Summer Administration

Dosage recommendations for summer are based on an estimated water intake of 1 gal of water for every 100 lb of body weight per day

Daily Drinking Water Supply

Sulfadimethoxine Concentrated Solution 12.5%

Initial Dose

Maintenance Dose

25 gal

1 pt (16 fl oz)

1 cup (8 fl oz)

50 gal

1 qt (32 fl oz)

1 pt (16 fl oz)

200 gal

1 gal (128 fl oz)

2 qt (64 fl oz)

Winter Administration

Dosage recommendations for winter are based on an estimated water intake of 1 gal of water for every 150 lb of body weight per day

Daily Drinking Water Supply

Sulfadimethoxine Concentrated Solution 12.5%

Initial Dose

Maintenance Dose

16 gal

1 pt (16 fl oz)

1 cup (8 fl oz)

33 gal

1 qt (32 fl oz)

1 pt (16 fl oz)

127 gal

1 gal (128 fl oz)

2 qt (64 fl oz)

For individual treatment of cattle, Sulfadimethoxine Concentrated Solution 12.5% may be given as a drench. Administer using an initial dose of 25 mg/lb followed by 4 maintenance doses of 12.5 mg/lb/day.

One fl oz will medicate one 150-lb animal initially and 1/2 fl oz will medicate one 150-lb animal on maintenance dose.

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

NET CONTENTS

NDC

 

1 Gallon (3.8 L)

50989-559-29

Rev. 12/16

CPN: 1094191.3

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
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Sulfadived 12.5% Solution information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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