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Albon Tablets

For the treatment of bacterial infections

Species: Dog Cat
Prescription required
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Albon Tablets

For the treatment of bacterial infections

Species: Dog Cat
Prescription required
Strength:
FREE shipping over $49
Ships Free!
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Product description

Albon is a tablet for the treatment of sulfadimethoxine-sensitive bacterial infections in dogs and cats and bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis in dogs.

Active ingredients

Each Albon tablet contains:

Name Sulfadimethoxine (mg)
Albon 125mg 125
Albon 250mg 250
Albon 500mg 500

Indications for use

Albon is indicated for the treatment of respiratory, genitourinary tract, enteric, and soft tissue infections in dogs and cats:

  • Tonsillitis

  • Pharyngitis

  • Bronchitis

  • Pneumonia

  • Cystitis

  • Nephritis

  • Metritis

  • Pyometra

  • Pustular dermatitis

  • Anal gland infections

  • Abscesses

  • Wound infections

  • Bacterial enteritis

  • Canine salmonellosis

  • Bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis in dogs

  • When caused by streptococci, staphylococci, escherichia, salmonella, klebsiella, proteus or shigella organisms sensitive to sulfadimethoxine.

Administration and dosage

  • Albon initial dose: 25 mg/lb (55 mg/kg) of animal body weight.

  • Albon subsequent daily doses: 12.5 mg/lb (27.5 mg/kg) of animal body weight.

  • For ease of administration in animals of varying weights, 3 tablet sizes are provided. The following table indicates how dosage may be adjusted depending on tablet size and body weight. Subsequent doses should be given at 24-hour intervals.

Tablet Size Animal Weight Initial Dose 25 mg/lb (55 mg/kg) Subsequent Daily Doses 12.5 mg/lb (27.5 mg/kg)
125 mg 5 lb (2.2 kg) 1 tablet 1/2 tablet
250 mg 10 lb (4.5 kg) 1 tablet 1/2 tablet
500 mg 20 lb (9.1 kg) 1 tablet 1/2 tablet
  • Treatment may be initiated with Albon Injection 40% to obtain effective blood levels almost immediately or to facilitate treatment of the fractious animal.

  • Length of treatment depends on the clinical response. In most cases treatment for 3-5 days is adequate. Treatment should be continued until the animal is asymptomatic for 48 hours.

Prescribing information

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