Trimediazine Plain is indicated for use in the treatment of bacterial diseases in horses including upper and lower respiratory tract infections. VET PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED
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Availability date: 2013-06-07
|Active Ingredient:||Trimethoprim and Sulfadiazine|
|Target Animal:||Horse (Equine)|
|Pet Prescription Required?:||Yes (For UK Orders)|
|Product Name:||Trimediazine Plain Sachet for Horses - 10 sachets of 50g|
|Pack Size:||10 Sachets|
Trimediazine may only be supplied with a valid veterinary prescription issued by your vet. You should only purchase Trimediazine if you have or are in the process of arranging such a prescription. See information bar for further details.
Trimediazine Plain is a white broad spectrum antibacterial powder for mixing with animal feed . Each sachet contains Trimethoprim 5% w/w and Sulfadiazine 25% w/w.
Trimediazine Plain is indicated for use in the treatment of bacterial diseases in horses including upper and lower respiratory tract infections alimentary tract infections and infected wounds.
Trimediazine Dosage and administration
For oral administration in the feed to be given at a rate of 30mg combined active ingredients per kg bodyweight. Mix with a small quantity of feed. Each 50 g sachet provides a daily dose for a 500 kg horse. The dose may be administered daily or divided and administered at 12 hourly intervals for 5 days. Note It is recommended that other feed be withdrawn until medicated feed has been consumed.
Contra-indications warnings etc
Do not use Trimediazine in horses with severe liver parenchymal damage or kidney damage or known sulphonamide sensitivity or horses with blood dyscrasias. To avoid the possibility of crystalluria adequate water intake is essential. Do not exceed 7 days continuous treatment with Trimediazine. The use of Trimediazine Plain in horses under 1 year old should be avoided. In the rat and rabbit trimethoprim/sulfadiazine combinations did not produce any foetal abnormalities at doses of up to 600mg/kg although minor effects on skeletal development were seen below this level. As no studies have been conducted in horses use on pregnant mares should be avoided. When administered to lactating females small amounts of trimethoprim and sulfadiazine are present in the maternal milk. Since no studies have been reported on the effects of Trimediazine Plain on the development of new born foals it would be prudent not to feed very young foals with milk obtained from mares being treated. As there is no specific antidote in case of overdose treatment should be symptomatic. Withdrawal period Meat: 6 months In accordance with the Horse Passport legislation (Commission Decision 2000/68/EC as implemented in national legislation) a 6 month withdrawal period applies to the use of this product. Operator warnings Persons handling this product should avoid inhalation of any dust and contact with skin. Wear either a disposable half-mask respirator conforming to European Standard to EN149 or a non-disposable respirator to European Standard to EN140 with filter EN143 when mixing or handling this product. Rubber gloves should be worn when mixing or handling this product. Hands should be washed thoroughly after use. Sulphonamides may cause hypersensitivity (allergy) following injection inhalation ingestion or skin contact. Hypersensitivity to sulphonamides may lead to cross reactions with other antibiotics. Allergic reactions to these substances may occasionally be serious. 1. Do not handle this product if you know you are sensitive to sulphonamides. 2. If you develop symptoms following exposure such as a skin rash you should seek medical advice and show the doctor this warning. Pharmaceutical precautions Do not store above 25�C. Store in a dry place away from animal feeding stuffs. Add Trimediazine to feed immediately before administration. Discard any remaining medicated feed. Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
Trimediazine is a POM-V (Pet Prescription Required)