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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

WARNING: Not for human use.

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Manufacturer Warnings

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FDA Labeling Changes

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE: Albon is indicated for the treatment of respiratory, genitourinary tract, enteric, and soft tissue infections in dogs and cats:

pustular dermatitis
anal gland infections
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.

Limitations: Sulfadimethoxine is not effective in viral or rickettsial infections, and as with any antibacterial agent, occasional failures in therapy may occur due to resistant microorganisms. The usual precautions in sulfonamide therapy should be observed.


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

DESCRIPTION: Albon 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.

Sulfadimethoxine is a white, almost tasteless and odorless compound. Chemically, it is N1-(2,6-dimethoxy-4-pyrimidinyl) sulfanilamide. The structural formula is:

Chemical Structure

Albon Manufacturers

  • Zoetis Inc.
    Albon (Sulfadimethoxine) Suspension [Zoetis Inc.]
  • Pfizer Animal Health
    Albon (Sulfadimethoxine) Liquid [Pfizer Animal Health]
  • Pfizer Animal Health
    Albon (Sulfadimethoxine) Tablet [Pfizer Animal Health]
  • Zoetis Inc.
    Albon (Sulfadimethoxine) Tablet [Zoetis Inc.]

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