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Sulfamethazine 25% Solution (Canada)

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Sulfamethazine 25% Solution

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: AVL

Sodium Sulfamethazine Solution

DIN 02391368

Veterinary Use Only

Warnings

This product must not be added to swine feeds. Milk taken from treated animals within 96 hours after the latest treatment must not be used in 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. Keep out of reach of children.

Active Ingredients

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

Sulfamethazine 25% Solution Indications

Sulfamethazine 25% 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

For oral use. Allow access to medicated water only.

Dairy Cattle, Calves, Sheep, Swine and Horses: First day: 45 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Solution for each 50 kg of body weight. Second and following days: one half of the above dosage. 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% Solution into the amount of water that will be consumed daily by the animal(s). Second and following days: one half of the above dosage. Do not treat for more than 5 days.

Poultry: Mix 35 mL of Sulfamethazine 25% Solution per 9 litres of drinking water for 2 days - then reduce dosage to 17.5 mL of product per 9 litres of drinking water for 5 additional days If animals do not respond within 4 days, stop treatment and recheck the diagnosis.

CAUTIONS:

1. Dairy animals use twice as much water so reduce dosage accordingly.

2. Animals not drinking should be drenched. Medicated water should be the only source of water during treatment.

Storage

Store below 25°C. Keep from freezing.

PRESENTATION: 4L

PRODUCT CODE: SM4

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

NAC No.: 1602009.1

ALBERTA VETERINARY LABORATORIES LTD.
AVL

411-19TH STREET S.E., CALGARY, AB, T2E 6J7
Telephone:   403-456-2245
Toll-Free:   877-456-2755
Fax:   403-207-6074
Website:   www.avetlabs.com
Email:   avl_contact@avetlabs.com
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