Albon Oral Suspension

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Product Summary:

Albon 5% Oral Suspension

(sulfadimethoxine)


Albon is a low-dosage rapidly absorbed long-acting sulfonamide effective for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections commonly encountered in dogs and cats. For the treatment of sulfadimethoxine-sensitive bacterial infections in dogs and cats and bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis in dogs. Sulfadimethoxine is a white almost tasteless and odorless compound. Chemically it is N1-(2 6-dimethoxy-4-pyrimidinyl) sulfanilamide.

 

Item Specifications:

 

For Use:

Dogs and Cats

 

Manufacturer:

Pfizer


Dosage and Administration:

Use as Directed by Your Veterinarian

 

Limitations:
Sulfadimethoxine is not effective in viral or rickettsial infections and as with any antibacterial agent occasional failures in therapy may occur due to resistant microorganisms. The usual precautions in sulfonamide therapy should be observed.

Actions:
Sulfadimethoxine has been demonstrated clinically or in the laboratory to be effective against a variety of organisms such as streptococci klebsiella proteus shigella staphylococci escherichia and salmonella.1 2 These organisms have been demonstrated in respiratory genitourinary enteric and soft tissue infections of dogs and cats.

The systemic sulfonamides which include sulfadimethoxine are bacteriostatic agents. Sulfonamides competitively inhibit bacterial synthesis of folic acid (pterolyglutamic acid) from para-aminobenzoic acid. Mammalian cells are capable of utilizing folic acid in the presence of sulfonamides.

The tissue distribution of sulfadimethoxine as with all sulfonamides is a function of plasma levels degree of plasma protein binding and subsequent passive distribution in the tissues of the lipid-soluble un-ionized form. The relative amounts are determined by both its pKa and by the pH of each tissue. Therefore levels tend to be higher in less acid tissue and body fluids or those diseased tissues having high concentrations of leucocytes.2

In the dog sulfadimethoxine is not acetylated as in most other animals and it is excreted predominantly as the unchanged drug.3 Sulfadimethoxine has a relatively high solubility at the pH normally occurring in the kidney precluding the possibility of precipitation and crystalluria. Slow renal excretion results from a high degree of tubular reabsorption 4 and plasma protein binding is very high providing a blood reservoir of the drug. Thus sulfadimethoxine maintains higher blood levels than most other long-acting sulfonamides. Single comparatively low doses of Albon give rapid and sustained therapeutic blood levels.1

To assure successful sulfonamide therapy (1) the drug must be given early in the course of the disease and it must produce a high sulfonamide level in the body rapidly after administration (2) therapeutically effective sulfonamide levels must be maintained in the body throughout the treatment period (3) treatment should continue for a short period of time after the clinical signs have disappeared and (4) the causative organisms must be sensitive to this class of drugs.

Toxicity and Safety:
Data regarding acute and chronic toxicities of sulfadimethoxine indicate the drug is very safe. The LD50 in mice is greater than 2 g/kg of body weight when administered intraperitoneally and greater than 16 g/kg when administered orally. In dogs receiving massive single oral doses of 3.2 g/kg of body weight diarrhea was the only adverse effect observed. Dogs given 160 mg/kg of body weight orally daily for 13 weeks showed no signs of toxicity.

Warning:
Not for human use.

Precaution:
During treatment period make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake. If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days reevaluate your diagnosis.

Storage:
Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°C).

Style Item Number Model Number UPC
2oz 496130 002 012PFZ03-60ML 087219017913
16oz 496130 016 012PFZ03-016 087219017937
Additional Information:

Please Note: 

This prescription product or therapeutic food is fulfilled by Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, Inc. A licensed pharmacy in all states, excluding North Carolina. Pet’s Choice is actively working with North Carolina Board of Pharmacy and expect to be licensed to fill prescriptions in 2018. We can only ship to US states. 

 

To order prescription products or therapeutic foods must have an existing, valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship.  Prescription requests are subject to a Drug Utilization Review by a licensed pharmacist for patient safety.

 

All prescription products (excluding therapeutic food) are FDA approved, or EPA licensed, to be sold in the US.

Prescription products cannot be returned.  


How do you fill my pet’s prescription order?

We understand how important your pet’s health is to you. That’s why we partnered with Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a fully accredited Vet-VIPPS national pharmacy. Located in Belleville, Kansas, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy is a trusted partner that is fully licensed to distribute pharmaceutical products in all states, excluding North Carolina. This licensing ensures that they adhere to the proper standards for handling and dispensing pet medications directly to you, at a significant savings.

 

How does the prescription process happen?

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy will contact your veterinarian directly to obtain the necessary information and approval to dispense the medications ordered. It is helpful to have veterinarian’s name, phone number, and fax number when you place your order so we can speed up contact process with veterinarian. After prescription is verified, your medication will be safely dispensed and shipped directly to you. If you veterinarian does not participate or support online sales, you can mail your script to us directly.

Pet’s Choice Pharmacy  

814 K Street

Belleville, KS 66935

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Are we a licensed pharmacy?

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) has approved us as an Internet Advertiser of prescription drug-related services through its e-Advertiser Approval program. We are not a licensed pharmacy; however, we are permitted to display pet medications on our site and have prescription orders fulfilled and delivered through our trusted partner, Pet’s Choice Pharmacy, a full Vet-VIPPS accredited pharmacy. This gives you a trusted and affordable alternative to purchase the medications your beloved pets need to maintain quality of life and overall health.

If you have any medical questions about your pet, we suggest you speak with your veterinarian before administering any medication.  If you would like to speak with our pharmacy support team about your order, you can contact us directly Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm EST at (877) 574-2267. If you veterinarian needs to fax your prescription, our fax number is (866) 787-1177.

 

** By law we can only accept a prescription faxed from your veterinarian or we must have the original prescription**

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