Di-Methox Concentrated Solution contains 12.5% sulfadimethoxine for treatment of shipping fever, pneumonia, calf diphtheria, and foot rot. Di-Methox is for oral use in cattle (except dairy cows), chickens, and turkeys. Add to the drinking water for up to 5 days. Usual cattle dosage is 1 gallon per 200-400 gallons of drinking water. Sulfadimethoxine.
In cattle, Sulfadimethoxine Injection 40% is an effective treatment of bacterial pneumonia, shipping fever complex, calf diphtheria, and foot rot. Sulfadimethoxine has been demonstrated clinically or in the laboratory to be effective against a variety of organisms, such as streptococci, klebsiella, proteus, shigella, staphylococci, E. coli, salmonella and fusobacterium.
Broad coverage of treatments:
Shipping Fever Complex
Low dosage, quick acting
Approved for lactating dairy cows, beef cattle, and ruminating calves
Uses/benefits of Sulfadimethoxine For Cattle
– Rapid penetration – effective blood and tissue levels reaches rapidly – Fast-acting – works fast because it’s not inactivated by minerals in drinking water – Highly palatable – high palatability assures animals receive the entire dosage
During treatment period, make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake.
If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days, consult your veterinarian.
Tissue damage may result from perivascular infiltration.
Dosage and Administration
Sulfadimethoxine Injection 40% must be administered only by the intravenous route in cattle. Cattle should receive 1 mL of Sulfadimethoxine Injection 40% per 16 pounds of body weight (55 mg/kg) as an initial dose, followed by 0.5 mL per 16 pounds of body weight (27.5 mg/kg) every 24 hours thereafter. Sulfadimethoxine boluses may be utilized for maintenance therapy in cattle. Representative weights and doses are indicated in the following table