Sulfa Trimethoprim (SMZ) is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, including those of the respiratory, urinary, cutaneous, and gastrointestinal system. It's a broad-spectrum, all-in-one antibiotic that comes as a scored tablet that makes administration easy.
Who is SMZ Sulfa Trimethoprim Tablet for?
Horses and Dogs.
Why use SMZ Sulfa Trimethoprim Tablet?
This antibiotic is designed for easy once-daily use. It's an effective therapy for a variety of bacterial illnesses.
How does SMZ Sulfa Trimethoprim Tablet work?
Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim are two ingredients that work together to prevent bacterial multiplication and development. They function by destroying the bacteria's DNA and preventing it from producing critical folic acid synthesis, resulting in starvation, then death of the bacteria.
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Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Tablets 960mg: Sulfamethoxazole 800mg Trimethoprim 160mg Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim Tablets 480mg: Sulfamethoxazole 400mg Trimethoprim 80mg
How is SMZ Sulfa Trimethoprim Tablet sold?
What are the side effects of SMZ Sulfa Trimethoprim Tablet?
Consult your veterinarian immediately if you notice any indications of an allergic response, including facial swelling, hives, itching, abrupt diarrhea, convulsions, pale gums, chilly limbs, or coma. Anemia, which causes pale gums and fatigue, and low platelets, which causes bleeding, are two less commonly-reported side effects. When a horse is given trimethoprim sulfa, it might develop significant or even deadly diarrhea. If there are any changes in the manure or if diarrhea is noted, contact a veterinarian right away. In urinalysis, the horse's urine may include sulfa crystals. In well-hydrated horses, this is not a significant problem.
What special precautions are there?
If you notice an unusual reaction, notify your veterinarian right away. Allow your pet to have constant access to clean drinking water when taking this medication. Not proven safe for use in pregnant or nursing animals. Keep out of the reach of children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately. Symptoms of overdose include: vomiting, nausea, appetite decrease,diarrhea, yellowing of the eyes, urin production decrease, bloody urine and can end in a coma.
How can I store SMZ Sulfa Trimethoprim Tablet?
Keep in a cool and dry place and be sure to protect it from heat and direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of animals and children.
Because the degree and kind of illness fluctuate from animal to animal, the dose will vary. A veterinarian can identify the best course of action.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.