Animal NDC 54771-8450-1 Albon Bolus
Sulfadimethoxine

Animal Product Information

Field Name Field Value
Animal NDC Code 54771-8450-1
Proprietary Name Albon Bolus What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.
Non-Proprietary Name Sulfadimethoxine What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.
Labeler Name Zoetis Inc.
Product Type Otc Animal Drug
Usage Information
    Albon is effective in the treatment of shipping fever complex and bacterial pneumonia associated with Pasteurella spp. sensitive to sulfadimethoxine; and calf diphtheria and foot rot associated with Fusobacterium necrophorum sensitive to sulfadimethoxine in cattle.
Active Ingredient(s)
  • Sulfadimethoxine
Marketing Category NADA - NEW ANIMAL DRUG APPLICATION What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.
FDA Application Number NADA031715 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

Albon Bolus Animal Product Labeling Information

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Description



Albon is a low-dose, rapidly absorbed, long-acting sulfonamide.


Actions



Sulfadimethoxine has been demonstrated in laboratory studies to be effective against a wide variety of organisms, such as streptococci, staphylococci, and members of the E. coli-salmonella group of bacteria.
Comparatively low doses of Albon give rapid, sustained blood levels required for effective disease therapy.


Indications And Usage



Albon is effective in the treatment of shipping fever complex and bacterial pneumonia associated with Pasteurella spp. sensitive to sulfadimethoxine; and calf diphtheria and foot rot associated with Fusobacterium necrophorum sensitive to sulfadimethoxine in cattle.


Warnings



Not for Human Use

Milk taken from animals during treatment and for 60 hours (5 milkings) after the latest treatment must not be used for food.

Do not slaughter animals for food purposes within 7 days following the last treatment.

A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in preruminating calves.

Do Not Use in Calves to be Processed for Veal


Precautions



During treatment period, make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake.

If animals show no improvement within 2–3 days, reevaluate your diagnosis. Treatment should not be continued beyond 5 days.


Dosage And Administration



Albon should be administered to cattle so that the initial dose is equivalent to 25 mg/lb of body weight and each subsequent daily dose is equivalent to 12.5 mg/lb of body weight. Length of treatment will depend on clinical response. In most cases, treatment for 3–4 days is adequate. Treatment should not be continued beyond 5 days.

The following tables show the dosage and dosage forms to be used for cattle of different weights.


Albon Boluses, 5 G



Dosage Schedule for Cattle: 200–600 lb of body weight

Animal Weight, lb First Day Daily for the Following 3–4 Days
2001 bolus1/2 bolus
3001 1/2 boluses1 bolus
4002 boluses1 bolus
5002 1/2 boluses1 1/2 boluses
6003 boluses1 1/2 boluses

Albon Boluses, 15 G



Dosage Schedule for Cattle: 600–1,200 lb of body weight

Animal Weight, lb First Day Daily for the Following 3–4 Days
6001 bolus1/2 bolus
8001 1/2 boluses1 bolus
1,000-1,2002 boluses1 bolus

Toxicity And Safety



Albon has been shown to be a well-tolerated sulfonamide with relatively high solubility at the pH normally occurring in the kidney and with a low degree of tox- icity. Following the administration of Albon at the recommended dosage, no undesirable side effects have been observed.


How Supplied



Albon Boluses are supplied in the following dosage forms:

5 g sulfadimethoxine per single-scored bolus

15 g sulfadimethoxine per single-scored bolus


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