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Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution (Canada)

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Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Solvet

Sodium Sulfamethazine Concentrate Solution 25%

VETERINARY USE ONLY

ANTIBIOTIC

Warnings

● Milk taken from treated animals during treatment and within 96 hours after the latest treatment with this drug must not be used as food.

● Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 12 days after the latest treatment with this drug.

● Do not use in laying birds.

● Do not add to swine feeds.

● Sulfonamides can cause allergic reactions in sensitized individuals. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. The concentrated product is caustic and may cause severe irritation to the skin. Wear protective gloves and eyewear when handling.

● Keep out of reach of children.

Active Ingredients

A non-sterile solution containing 25 grams of sodium sulfamethazine in each 100 mL.

Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution Indications

Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution is an antibacterial drug for use as an aid the treatment of the following conditions:

Cattle & Sheep: As an aid in the treatment of the following conditions caused by bacteria sensitive to sulfamethazine: foot rot, shipping fever, bacterial enteritis/scours, metritis, mastitis and bacterial respiratory disease. As an aid in the treatment of coccidiosis in sheep.

Calves: As an aid in the treatment of the following conditions caused by bacteria sensitive to sulfamethazine: bacterial respiratory infections and secondary infections in bacterial enteritis/scours. As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis.

Swine: As an aid in the treatment of bacterial enteritis, mastitis, metritis, and bacterial respiratory diseases caused by bacteria sensitive to sulfamethazine.

Horses: As an aid in the treatment of strangles, navel ill, joint ill (septic arthritis), bacterial enteritis and many secondary bacterial infections, associated with respiratory virus infections, caused by bacteria sensitive to sulfamethazine.

Poultry: As an aid in the treatment of caecal coccidiosis in chickens.

Dosage and Administration

To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently.

Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution must be diluted with the amount of drinking water the animal(s) would consume daily. Allow access to medicated water only during treatment.

Dairy Cattle, Calves, Sheep, Swine and Horses: First day: 45 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution for each 50 kg of body weight diluted with the amount of drinking water the animal(s) would consume daily. Following days: 22.5 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution for each 50 kg body weight diluted in the amount of drinking water the animal would consume daily. Do not treat for more than 5 days.

Beef Cattle: First day: for each 100 kg of body weight, add 100 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution into the amount of drinking water that will be consumed daily by the animal(s). Following days: 50 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution for each 100 kg body weight diluted in the amount of drinking water the animal(s) would consume daily. Do not treat for more than 5 days.

Poultry: First 2 days: Mix 35 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution in 9 Litres of drinking water. Following 5 additional days: Mix 17.5 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Concentrate Solution in 9 Litres of drinking water. If animals do not respond within 4 days, stop treatment and recheck the diagnosis.

CAUTIONS:

1. Undiluted product can cause severe burns.

2. Dairy animals drink twice as much water so reduce dosage accordingly.

3. Medicated water should be the only source of water during treatment.

Storage

Store below 25°C. Keep from freezing.

4 Litres

DIN: 02391368

Alberta Veterinary Laboratories Ltd., 411-19th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 6J7

1-877-456-2755

MADE IN CANADA

CPN: 1973019.1

SOLVET
7226-107th AVENUE S.E., CALGARY, AB, T2C 5N6
Telephone:   403-456-2245
Toll-Free:   877-456-2755
Fax:   403-271-2920
Website:   www.solvet.ca
Email:   info@solvet.ca
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