Sulfadimidine acts usually bactericidal against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative microorganisms, like Corynebacterium, E.coli, Eimeria, Fusobacterium necrophorum, Pasteurella, Salmonella and Streptococcus spp. Sulfadimidine affect bacterial purine synthesis, as a result of which a blockade is accomplished.
Gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital infections, mastitis and panaritium caused by sulfadimidine sensitive micro-organisms, like Corynebacterium, E. coli, Fusobacterium necrophorum, Pasteurella, Salmonella and Streptococcus spp. in calves, cattle, goats, sheep and swine.
Hypersensitivity to sulfonamides.
Administration to animals with a seriously impaired renal and/or hepatic function or with blood dyscrasias.
Crystalluria, anaemie, leucopenia and thrombocytopenia.
For subcutaneous and intramuscular administration.
General: 3 - 6 ml per 10 kg body weight the first day, followed by 3 ml per 10 kg body weight on the following 2 - 5 days.
- For meat : 10 days.
- For milk : 4 days.