ALBON® (sulfadimethoxine) is effective for treating a wide range of bacterial infections commonly encountered in dogs and cats. It is indicated 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.
This product is considered to be well tolerated when used as prescribed. This product may cause diarrhea. Sulfa crystals may appear in your pet's urine. Your pet should be allowed to drink plenty of water while taking this medication. Other more rare side effects that may occur with sulfonamide antibiotics include: dry eye syndrome, 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
• Long acting sulfonamide antibiotic.
• Once daily dosing increases medication adherence and makes dosing more convenient.
• A palatable custard-flavored suspension that makes administration easy.
An oral dosing syringe is provided with each order. Administer ALBON® as directed by your veterinarian. Read the prescription label and follow the enclosed usage instructions. Shake the bottle well prior to each use.
WARNING: Not for human use. PRECAUTION: During treatment period, make certain your pet maintains adequate water intake. Contact your veterinarian if your pet shows no improvement within 2-3 days of starting the treatment.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and a drug interaction may be anticipated. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. The following drugs can potentially interact with sulfadimethoxine: glipizide, Lantus, Previcox, anticoagulants, thiazide diuretics, seizure medications, cyclosporine, methotrexate, and phenylbutazone. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching