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Uniprim Powder for Horses Rx

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Product Description

Uniprim Powder for horses is a broad spectrum antibiotic commonly used to treat wounds, respiratory and uterine infections in horses.

This combination antibiotic contains trimethoprim and sulfadiazine. These two medications work synergistically together which increases their effectiveness against bacteria.
What is Uniprim Powder for Horses?
Uniprim Powder for Horses is a combination of trimethoprim and sulfadiazine in the ratio of 1 part to 5 parts by weight. The combination of both is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.
Who is Uniprim Powder for Horses for?
Why use Uniprim Powder for Horses?
Treats Acute strangles, acute urogenital infections, respiratory tract infections, wound infections and abscesses.
How does Uniprim Powder for Horses work?
Trimethoprim/sulfadiazine is indicated in horses where potent systemic antibacterial action against sensitive organisms is required. Trimethoprim/sulfadiazine is indicated where control of bacterial infections is required during treatment of: Acute Strangles Acute Urogenital Infections,Respiratory Tract Infections,Wound Infections and Abscesses
Neogen Corporation
Active Ingredients(s):
67 mg trimethoprim and 333 mg sulfadiazine per gram.
How is Uniprim Powder for Horses sold?
37.5 gm single-dose packet 200 gm small jar 5 doses 400 gm standard jar 10 doses 1125 gm large packet 30 doses 1200 gm jumbo jar 32 doses 2000 gm ez pail 53 doses
What are the side effects of Uniprim Powder for Horses?
There is a risk for antibiotic-associated diarrhea or colic. There is a risk for injection site discomfort, swelling, and tissue damage with intramuscular (IM) or under the skin (SQ) injections. High doses have been reported to cause altered bacterial flora resulting in large intestinal inflammation, abnormal stool, reduced appetite, weight loss, and inactivity. All antibiotics have the potential to cause an overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. All injectable medications have the potential to cause an immediate allergic or anaphylactic reaction. Affected animals may have a swelling, hives, changes in respiration, and display signs of agitation. This can be a severe and life threatening reaction; immediate treatment with epinephrine is often required. There is a risk for a short period of pruritus (itchiness) after IV injections. This medication can affect the circulating blood cells causing an anemia (low red blood cells), a thrombocytopenia (low platelets), or a leukopenia (low white blood cells). Notify your veterinarian immediately if your horse experiences any adverse reactions to this medication
What to do if overdose?
If overdose contact your nearest pet hospital immediately
How can I store Uniprim Powder for Horses?
Store at or below 25°C (77°F)
Helpful Tips:
Water should be readily available to horses receiving sulfonamide therapy

Dosage and Administration

The recommended dosage is 3.75 g per 110 lbs

(50 kg) body weight per day. Administer orally

once a day in a small amount of palatable feed.

One 37.5 g packet is sufficient to treat 1100 lbs

(500 kg) body weight daily.

Two level, loose-filled scoops contain 37.5 g and

treat 1100 lbs (500 kg) body weight daily.

Adjusted dose is 1 teaspoon per 100 lbs.

The usual course of treatment is a single, daily

dose for 5-10 days.

Water should be readily available during




For animal use only.

Not for human use.

Keep out of reach of children.

Do not use in horses intended for human


Main Ingredients

DESCRIPTION: UNIPRIM Powder contains 67 mg trimethoprim and 333 mg

sulfadiazine per gram.


UNIPRIM Powder is a combination of trimethoprim and sulfadiazine in the ratio

of 1 part to 5 parts by weight, which provides effective antibacterial activity

against a wide range of bacterial infections in animals.

Trimethoprim is 2, 4 diamino-5-(3,4,5-trimethoxybenzyl) pyrimidine.