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Indications & Usage
ANTIBACTERIAL SOLUBLE POWDERCAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. Each packet contains 3.34 oz. (94.6 g) Sulfadimethxine in the form of the soluble salt and disodium edetate.ANADA 200-031, Approved by the FDAFOR ANIMAL USE ONLYNOT FOR HUMAN USEKEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDRENRestricted Durg-Use Only as Directed (California)INDICATIONSFOR BROILER AND REPLACEMENT CHICKENS ONLY-Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis, fowl cholera, and infection coryza.FOR MEAT PRODUCTIN TURKEYS ONLY-Use for the treatment of disease outbreaks of coccidiosis and fowl cholera.FOR DAIRY CLAVES, DAIRY HEIFERS AND BEEF CATTLE-Use for the treatment of shipping fever complex and baterial pneumonia associated with Pasteurella spp. sensitive to sulfadimethxoine; and calf dyphtheria and foot rot associated with Sphaerophorus necrophorus senstivie to sulfadimethoxine.
Dosage And Administration
SpeciesConcentrationUse DirectionsCHICKENS0.05%Contents of packet to 50 gallons of waterTURKEYS0.025%Contents of packet to 100 gallons of waterAutomatic proportioners – To make stock solution, add contents of 5 packets to 2 gallons of water or chickens and to 4 gallons of water for turkeys. Set proportioner to feed at rate of 1 fl. oz. of stock solution per gallon of water. TREATMENT PERIOD - 6 consecutive daysDAIRY CALVES, DAIRYHEIFERS AND BEEF CATTLEDosage:25 mg/lb first day followed by12.5 mg/lb/day for4 days.Amount of Stock Solution for Cattle*DI-METHOX IN WATER WATER COMSUMPTION(Summer)1 gallon/**100 lb b.w.(Winter)1 gallon/**150 lb b.w.*NOTE: Make a cattle stocksolution by adding1 packet ofDI-METHOXSoluble Powder to1 gallon of water.FIRST DAY ADD:1 quart2 quart1 gallon10 gallons20 gallons40 gallons7 gallons14 gallons28 gallonsNEXT 4 DAYS ADD:1 quart2 quart1 gallon20 gallons40 gallons80 gallons14 gallons28 gallons56 gallons**This dosage recommendation is based on water consumption of 1 gallon per 100 pounds 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, DI-METHOX Soluble Powder stock solution for cattle may be given as a drench. Administer using same mg/lb dosage as outlined above. Twenty fluid ounces of cattle stock solution will medicate one-600 lb animal initially or two 600 lb animals on maintenance dose. Contents of packet will medicate six-600 lb animals initially or twelve-600 lb animals on maintenance dose. TREATMENT PERIOD – 5 consecutive days
CHICKENS AND TURKEYS - If animals show no improvement within 5 days, discontinue treatment and re-evaluate diagnosis. Prepare a fresh stock solution daily. Handle the recommended dilutions (chicken 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 and breeders.CATTLE - 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.
Storage And Handling
Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F), excursions permitted between 15°C and 30°C (between 59°F and 86°F).
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.