What is Albon (Tablets)?
lbon 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.
how it works:
Albon is indicated for the treatment of respiratory, genitourinary tract, enteric, and soft tissue infections
in dogs and cats: tonsillitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, cystitis, nephritis, metritis, pyometra, pustular
dermatitis, anal gland infections, abscesses, wound infections, bacterial enteritis,canine salmonellosis,
bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis in dogs when caused by streptococci,
staphylococci, escherichia, salmonella, klebsiella, proteus or shigella organisms sensitive to sulfadimethoxine.
Federal (USA) Law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children.
Albon (Pfizer Animal Health)
What is the most important information I should know about Albon;
Albon is recommended at an initial dose of 26mg/lb. of the dog or cat’s weight,
followed by a once-a-day dose of 12.5mg/lb. It should be given by mouth, with some food.
What is Albon:
Albon tablets operate by stopping bacteria and parasites from procreating
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Albon to my pet
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has liver or kidney disease, bladder or kidney stones, is dehydrated,
or if your pet is pregnant or lactating. Inform your veterinarian of any other medications
What other drugs will affect Albon:
Before giving Albon, tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given methotrexate,
warfarin, phenylbutazone, thiazide diuretics, aspirin, probenecid or phenytoin.
What are the possible side effects of Albon:
This medication can precipitate in urine forming crystals or even stones.
This is typically a problem with prolonged use or acidified urine.
Sulfa drugs have numerous potential side effects and though they may be rare,
it is a good idea to become familiar with what to look for. The following are syndromes
that can occur in certain individuals taking sulfa drugs. These syndromes represent
idiosyncratic reactions, which mean their occurrence has nothing to do with
the amount of drug given but instead represent an unpredictable individual’s sensitivity to any dose.
How it Works
Albon tablets operate by stopping bacteria and parasites from procreating.
Directions for use
Albon is only available on a prescription basis, and should be given as directed by your veterinarian.
Dosage and administration:
Albon is recommended at an initial dose of 26mg/lb. of the dog or cat’s weight, followed by a once-a-day dose of 12.5mg/lb. It should be given by mouth, with some food.
Depending on the strength of the drug, Albon tablets contain 125mg, 250mg, or 500mg of sulfadimethoxine each.