Albon

Albon
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  • Effectively treats a broad range of bacterial infections commonly found in dogs and cats
  • (sulfadimethoxine)
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Description

Albon (sulfadimethoxine) is effective for treating a wide range of bacterial infections commonly seen in dogs and cats. Albon is indicated for the treatment of respiratory, genitourinary tract, and soft-tissue infections. It is also indicated for treating dogs with bacterial enteritis associated with Coccidiosis.

Key Benefits

    • Albon Tablets are effective for treating a wide range of bacterial infections in dogs and cats
    • Effective against Coccidiosis, Bronchitis, Pustular Dermatitis, Anal Glad Infections and more
    • Low-dosage, rapidly absorbed and long-acting
    • Comes in easy-dosing tablets or custard-flavored oral suspension
    • Effective against Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Cystitis, Nephritis, Metritis, Pyometra, Pustular Dermatitis, Anal Gland Infections, abscesses, wound infections, Bacterial Enteritis, canine Salmonellosis and other bacterial enteritis associated with Coccidiosis in dogs when caused by streptococci, staphylococci, escherichia, salmonella, klebsiella, proteus and shigella organisms sensitive to Sulfadimethoxine.

How it works

Albon is a sulfonamide antibacterial that fights infections. Sulfonamides work by interfering with the ability of bacteria to reproduce.

Indications & Usage

Albon is indicated for the treatment of respiratory, genitourinary tract, enteric, and soft tissue infections in dogs and cats:

    • tonsillitis
    • pharyngitis
    • bronchitis
    • pneumonia
    • cystitis
    • nephritis
    • metritis
    • pyometra
    • pustular dermatitis
    • anal gland infections
    • abscesses
    • wound infections
    • bacterial enteritis
    • canine salmonellosis
    • bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis in dogs when caused by streptococci, staphylococci, escherichia, salmonella, klebsiella, proteus or shigella organisms sensitive to sulfadimethoxine.

Directions

Initial Dose: 25 mg/lb (55 mg/kg) of animal body weight.

Subsequent Daily Doses: 12.5 mg/lb (27.5g mg/kg of animal body weight.

For ease of administration in animals of varying weights, 3 tablets sizes are provided. The following table indicates how dosage may be adjusted depending on tablet size and body weight. Subsequent doses should be given at 24-hour intervals.

Tablet Size  Approximate Animal Weight  Initial Dose 25 mg/lb (55 mg/kg)  Subsequent Daily Doses 12.5 mg/lb (27.5 mg/kg) 
 125 mg  5 lb (2.2 kg)  1 tablet   ½ tablet
 250 mg  10 lb (4.5 kg)  1 tablet   ½ tablet
 500 mg  20 lb (9.1 kg)  1 tablet   ½ tablet

Treatment may be initiated with Albon Injection 40% to obtain effective blood levels almost immediately or to facilitate treatment of the fractious animal.

Length of treatment depends on the clinical response. In most cases treatment for 3-5 days is adequate. Treatment should be continued until the animal is a symptomatic for 48 hours.

Caution

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

Warning

Not for human use.

Precaution

During treatment period, make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake. If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days, reevaluate your diagnosis.

Toxicity & Safety

Data regarding acute and chronic toxicities of sulfadimethoxine indicate the drug is very safe. The LD50 in mice is greater than 2 g/kg of body weight when administered intraperitoneally and greater than 16 g/kg when administered orally. In dogs receiving massive single oral doses of 3.3 g/kg of body weight, diarrhea was the only adverse effect observed. Dogs given 160 mg/kg of body weight orally daily for 13 weeks showed no signs of toxicity.

Storage

Store at controlled room temperature 15° - 30°C (59°-86°F).

Possible side effects of Albon

Sulfa crystals may appear in your pet's urine. Your pet should be allowed to drink plenty of water while taking this medication. Other side effects that may occur include KCS or dry eye, anemia, fever, loss of appetite, vomiting or diarrhea, joint inflammation, kidney damage, and skin rash. Stop the medication and contact your veterinarian if any of the above symptoms occur. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet. If your pet experiences an allergic reaction, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, or coma. If these signs occur, contact your veterinarian immediately.

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Why Albon?

  • Available in tablets or suspension
  • Effective for treating a wide range of bacterial infections commonly encountered in dogs and cats.
  • For use in dogs and cats with respiratory, genitourinary tract and soft-tissue infections.
  • It is also indicated for treating dogs with bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis.

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