Albon Oral Suspension 5%





Albon Oral Suspension 5% is antibacterial for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections that are sulfadimethoxine-sensitive in dogs and cats and bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis in dogs.

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

  • Respiratory System; tonsillitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia
  • Genitourinary Tract: cystitis, nephritis, metritis, pyometra
  • Soft Tissue Infections: pustular dermatitis, anal gland infections, abscesses, wound infections
  • Intestinal Infections: bacterial enteritis, salmonellosis, coccidia

Precaution: During treatment period, make certain that animals maintain adequate water intake.

If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days, reevaluate your diagnosis.

Dosage and Administration:

Initial Dose: 25 mg/lb (55 mg/kg) of animal body weight.

Subsequent Daily Doses: 12.5 mg/lb (27.5 mg/kg) of animal body weight.

Albon Tablets

For ease of administration in animals of varying weights, 3 tablet sizes are provided. The following table indicates how dosage may be adjusted depending on tablet size and body weight. Subsequent doses should be given at 24-hour intervals.

Animal Weight
Initial Dose
25 mg/lb
(55 mg/kg)
Subsequent Daily
Doses 12.5 mg/lb
(27.5 mg/kg)
125 mg 5 lb (2.2 kg) 1 tablet 1/2 tablet
250 mg 10 lb (4.5 kg) 1 tablet 1/2 tablet
500 mg 20 lb (9.1 kg) 1 tablet 1/2 tablet

Albon Oral Suspension 5%

Dogs and cats should receive 1 teaspoonful of Albon Oral Suspension 5% per 10 lb of body weight (25 mg/lb or 55 mg/kg) as an initial dose, followed by 1/2 teaspoonful per 10 lb of body weight (12.5 mg/lb or 27.5 mg/kg) every 24 hours thereafter. Representative weights and doses are indicated in the following table:

Animal Weight Initial Dose
25 mg/lb
(55 mg/kg)
Subsequent Daily
Doses 12.5 mg/lb
(27.5 mg/kg)
5 lb (2.2 kg) 1/2 tsp (2 1/2 mL) 1/4 tsp (1 1/4 mL)
10 lb (4.5 kg) 1 tsp (5 mL) 1/2 tsp (2 1/2 mL)
20 lb (9.1 kg) 2 tsp (10 mL) 1 tsp (5 mL)
40 lb (18.2 kg) 4 tsp (20 mL) 2 tsp (10 mL)
80 lb (36.4 kg) 8 tsp (40 mL) 4 tsp (20 mL)

Treatment may be initiated with Albon Injection 40% to obtain effective blood levels almost immediately or to facilitate treatment of the fractious animal.

Length of treatment depends on the clinical response. In most cases treatment for 3-5 days is adequate. Treatment should be continued until the animal is asymptomatic for 48 hours.

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

Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°86°F).

How Supplied: Albon is available in the following dosage forms for dogs and cats:

Albon Tablets: 125 mg, 250 mg, or 500 mg sulfadimethoxine per tablet.

Albon Oral Suspension 5%: 2 and 16 oz bottles; each tsp (5 mL) contains 250 mg sulfadimethoxine in a custard-flavored carrier.


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