Albon is used for the treatment of different kinds of bacterial infections commonly found in dogs and cats. The active ingredient is Sulfadimethoxine.Add this item to your cart:
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* Fights a wide variety of bacterial infections including coccidial infections
* Attacks bacterial cells, not your pet&rsquos host cells
* It is a low-dosage, long-acting sulfonamide
* Albon comes in powder and liquid form custard flavor, and is ingested orally.
* Maintains higher blood levels compared to most other long-acting sulfonamides, as the plasma protein binding is extremely high.
* Administered in single, reasonably small amounts, allows continuous therapeutic blood levels.
Dosage and Administration:
It is important for your pet to drink a lot of water
Albon is available by prescription as 250mg tablets and suspension 5%.
The general initial dosage bacterial infections is 25mg/pound once a day given orally.
The doasage for coccidial infections is 25mg/pound on the first day, followed by 12.5mg/pound for the next 12-20 days.
The duration of medication can be adjusted depending on the response to treatment.
Dogs and cats should be prescribed 1 teaspoonful of Albon Oral Suspension 5% per 10 lb of body weight 25 mg/lb or 55 mg/kg as an initial dose, subsequently followed by 1/2 teaspoonful per 10 lb of body weight 12.5 mg/lb or 27.5 mg/kg every 24 hours.
Do not use Albon on animals allergic to it or any other sulfonamides sulfa drugs.
Albon should not be administered to pregnant or nursing animals or in animals with kidney or liver disease.
Avoid giving antacids within 2 hours of this tablet&rsquos consumption.
The major symptoms of overdose might include vomiting, diarrhea or hyper-excitability.
Make sure the pet drinks enough water.
Be wary when giving phenylbutazone, methotrexate, probenecid, warfarin, salicylates, phenytoin or MAOIs like selegiline, along with Albon.
Albon might cause several side effects if not administered properly. The side effects mainly include dry eyes, fever, joint inflammation, diarrhea, kidney damage and allergic reaction resulting in facial swelling and hives.