Uniprim Powder for Horses RxBy Uniprim
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Uniprim Powder is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat infections of the uterus, respiratory infections, and wound infections in horses. Sulfadiazine and trimethoprim are used in this medication to provide increased efficacy against dangerous bacteria.
Who is Uniprim Powder for Horses for?
Why use Uniprim Powder for Horses?
Uniprim Powder is useful in treating: Abscesses Wound Infections Respiratory Tract Infections Acute Urogenital Infections Acute Strangles
How does Uniprim Powder for Horses work?
In horses who require robust systemic antibacterial activity against sensitive pathogens, sulfadiazine and trimethoprim are beneficial. Trimethoprim prevents bacteria from producing tetrahydrofolic acid from dihydrofolic acid. By fighting para-aminobenzoic acid, sulfadiazine inhibits bacterial dihydrofolic acid formation. It operates by reversibly inhibiting and binding to the enzyme dihydrofolate reductase. These powerful antibiotics work in tandem to disrupt bacterial metabolism. They deprive bacteria of essential proteins and nucleic acids for survival and reproduction. This substance is antibacterial and bactericidal in nature.
67 mg trimethoprim 333 mg sulfadiazine per gram.
How is Uniprim Powder for Horses sold?
37.5 gm single-dose packet 200 gm small jar 5 doses 400 gm standard jar 10 doses 1125 gm large packet 30 doses 1200 gm jumbo jar 32 doses 2000 gm ez pail 53 doses
What are the side effects of Uniprim Powder for Horses?
Colic or diarrhea caused by antibiotics Injection site discomfort, swelling, or tissue damage after intramuscular or subcutaneous injection Intestinal inflammation caused by altered bacterial ecology, irregular feces, hunger loss, weight loss, and lethargy in high dosages Overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms Swelling, hives, breathing problems, agitation, and other symptoms of an allergic or anaphylactic reaction that can be life-threatening and need emergency veterinarian intervention and epinephrine Itching (pruritus) following an intravenous injection Anemia (low red blood cell count), thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), and leukopenia (low count of white blood cells) Notify your veterinarian right away if your horse exhibits any odd side effects.
What special precautions are there?
Keep away from children. Not for use in animals intended for food slaughter. Never administer to an animal with a history of sulfonamide sensitivity, blood dyscrasia, or liver parenchymal damage.
What to do if overdose?
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Uniprim Powder for Horses?
Never allow the product temperature to exceed 77° Fahrenheit (25° Celsius). Store in a dry and cool location.
During therapy, make sure the animal has continual access to water. The usual treatment length is 5 to 10 days, with one treatment every day. 1 teaspoon per 100 pounds is the modified dosage. Two 37.5-gram level, loosely-filled scoops are adequate to treat 1,100 pounds each day. A single packet (37.5g) will treat a horse weighing up to 1,100 pounds on a daily basis. Orally provide a once-daily dosage of 3.75g for every 110 pounds of body weight in a modest quantity of feed.