Sulfadiazine is a competitive inhibitor of the bacterial enzyme dihydropteroate synthetaseThis enzyme is needed for the proper processing of para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) which is essential for folic acid synthesis. The inhibited reaction is necessary in these organisms for the synthesis of folic acid.
Sulphadiazine ……….I.P.(vet) 400 mg
Trimethorime…………I.P.(vet) 80 mg
Drug of choice in systemic infections.
Ensures speedy recovery.
Sulfadiazine/trimethoprim is a potentiated sulfonamide antibiotic/antimicrobial used to treat certain infections such as bladder and prostate infections,Nocardia infections, or parasitic infections.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:
Oriprim v injectionLarge animals: 15-30 ml IV
Small animals: 2-5 ml IV
For IV use only.
30 ml vial