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Autor Name: Agripharm Veterinary
Code Source: 14177-259
Route of Administration: ORAL


Generic: Sulfadimethoxine


  • Sulfadimethoxine Sodium Cation : Active ingredient - basis of strength - 94.6 g in 107 g

Package Description:

  • 107 g in 1 POUCH
Species Concentration Use Directions
Chickens 0.05% Contents of packet of 50 gallons of water
Turkeys 0.025% Contents of packet to 100 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 (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.
Automatic proportioners - To make stock solution, add contents of 5 packets 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.
Sulfadimethoxine in Water
Amount of Stock Solution for Cattle* (Summer) 1 gallon/**100 lb body weight (Winter) 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 Sulfadimethoxine Soluble Powder to 1 gallon of water.
**This dosage recommendation is based on a water consumption rate of 1 gallon per 100 lb 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, Sulfadimethoxine Soluble Powder stock solution for cattle may be given as a drench. Administer using same mg/lb dosage as outlined above.
Twenty fl. oz. of cattle stock solution will medicate one-600 lb animal initially or two-600 lb animals on a maintenance dose.
Contents of packet will medicate six-600 lb animals initially or twelve-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 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.

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 Turkeys 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 shipping fever complex, bacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, and foot rot.
NET WEIGHT: 107 g (3.77 oz)
Each packet contains 3.34 oz (94.6 g) Sulfadimethoxine in the form of the soluble sodium salt and disodium edetate.
ANADA 200-376, Approved by FDA

Agripharm Sulfadimethoxine Soluble Powder 107 g

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