Di-Methox (SulfaMed) 40% Sulfadimethoxine InjectionSulfaMed Di-Methox injectable contains 400 mg sulfadimethoxine per mL*.
Di-Methox is a rapidly absorbed and long-lasting sulfonamide used for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia, shipping fever complex, calf diphtheria, foot rot, and bovine respiratory complex.
Sulfadimethoxine is a white, almost tasteless and odorless compound. Sulfadimethoxine has been tested in the laboratory and demonstrated clinically to be effective against a variety of organisms, such as salmonella, streptococci, klebsiella, proteus, shigella, staphylococci and escherichia. To ensure successful treatment, the drug must be given early in the course of the disease, produce a high sulfonamide level in the body shortly after administration, and retain that high level throughout the course of the treatment. The treatment should continue for a short period of time after symptoms have disappeared.
Di-Methox Key Uses
- bacterial pneumonia
- shipping fever complex
- calf diphtheria
- foot rot
- bovine respiratory complex
Directions and Dosage:Di-Methox must only be administered by the intravenous route in cattle. Cattle should receive 1 mL of Di-Methox per 16 pounds of body weight, as an initial dose, then reduce dosage to 0.5 mL and administer every 24 hours thereafter for 3-5 days.
Note: Approved for lactating dairy cows. Can be given to beef cattle up to 5 days before slaughter. Milk taken from animals during treatment and for 60 hours (5 milkings) after the latest treatment must not be used. Do not administer this treatment within 5 days of slaughter.
* Comparable to Albon 40 % InjectablePicture is a representation only and in no way implies or guarantees a certain brand or manufacturer. Product will always be a 250 mL bottle of 40% Sulfadimethoxine Injection to be used for cattle only.
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- Brand: AgriLabs
- Ingredient: Sulfadimethoxine
- Form: Injectable
- Size: 250 mL
- Withdrawal: 60 hour Milk/5 days Slaughter
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