What is Uniprim Powder?
Uniprim Powder is an oral antibiotic powder for horses. It's indicated for use against systematic bacterial infections during the treatment of respiratory tract infections, wounds and abscesses, acute urogenital infections (urinary tract infections), and acute strangles (upper respiratory tract infection). Uniprim Powder has a tasty apple flavor horses love for easy administration. Uniprim Powder is available as a 400 gm jar with an included scoop and requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
- Treats wide range of bacterial infections in horses
- Tasty apple flavor
- Easy to administer
How does Uniprim Powder work?
Uniprim Powder contains the active ingredients trimethoprim and sulfadiazine. When combined, these ingredients provide effective antibacterial activity against a wide range of bacterial infections in horses.
For use in horses only. The effect of Uniprim Powder on pregnant mares hasn't been determined.
Uniprim Powder (Neogen)
What is the most important thing I should know about Uniprim Powder?
Uniprim Powder is an oral antibiotic that treats bacterial infections in horses and requires a prescription from your veterinarian. It is even well tolerated by foals. Uniprim Powder contains 67 mg of trimethoprim and 333 mg of sulfadiazine per gm of powder. It is a powder that is to be given by the mouth. The recommended dosage is 3.75 gm of powder per 110 lbs body weight per day for 5-7 days.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Uniprim Powder to my horse?
Tell your veterinarian if your mare is pregnant, lactating, or breeding. Tell your veterinarian if your horse has a hypersensitivity to trimethoprim or sulfadiazine.
How should Uniprim Powder be given?
Follow your veterinarian's instructions exactly as directed when giving your horse Uniprim Powder. Administer Uniprim Powder orally once a day in a small amount of palatable feed. The recommended dosage is 3.75 gm of powder per 110 lbs body weight per day for 5-7 days. Two level, loose-filled scoops contain 37.5 gm, sufficient to treat 1,100 lbs of body weight. Since product contents may settle, gentle agitation during scooping is recommended.
What are the potential side effects of Uniprim Powder?
An individual horse's hypersensitivity may result in local or generalized reactions. Anaphylactoid reactions, although rare, may also occur. Horses have developed diarrhea during trimethoprim/sulfadiazine treatment, which could be fatal. If fecal consistency changes during therapy, discontinue treatment immediately and contact your veterinarian.
What happens if I miss giving a dose of Uniprim Powder?
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is too close to the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume a regular schedule. Do not double dose.
What happens if I overdose my horse on Uniprim Powder?
If an overdose is suspected, contact your veterinarian immediately.
What other drugs will affect Uniprim Powder?
Uniprim Powder should not be used in horses showing marked liver parenchymal damage, blood dyscrasias, or in horses with a hypersensitivity to the active ingredients.
Uniprim Powder Directions:
- Follow your veterinarian's instructions exactly as directed when giving your horse Uniprim Powder.
- Administer Uniprim Powder orally once a day in a small amount of palatable feed.
- The recommended dosage is 3.75 gm of powder per 110 lbs of body weight per day for 5-7 days.
- Two level, loose-filled scoops contain 37.5 gm, sufficient to treat 1,100 lbs of body weight.
- Since the product contents may settle, gentle agitation during scooping is recommended.
Make sure water is readily available when giving Uniprim Powder to your horse.
Uniprim Powder Dosage:
|All weights||Give 3.75 gm per 110 lbs of body weight for 5-7 days, or as directed by your veterinarian|
|Cats||Do not use!|
|Dogs||Do not use!|
Store at or below room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Uniprim Powder Ingredients:
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