Bird Sulfa (Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim) is an antibiotic that is used for systemic and local, non-specific bacterial infections such as E. coli, Mycoplasma, Salmonella, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Paratyphoid, and Coccidiosis in pigeons, pet birds, and exotic birds. Sulfamethoxazole Trimethoprim is often used to treat urinary tract, skin, respiratory, or digestive tract infections. It may be used for ear infections, kennel cough, coccidiosis, and pneumonia. If this drug is given to dogs long term, it may cause hypothyroidism.
Benefits and Uses:
- Treat urinary tract, skin, respiratory, or digestive tract infections.
- It may be used for ear infections, kennel cough, coccidiosis, and pneumonia.
Potential Side Effects:
- Dry eye
- Loss of appetite
- Damage to the liver
- Increase in urination
- Increase in water intake
- Swelling of the face
- Bladder stones
Use caution when administering this drug to pregnant or lactating pets. Use caution when administering this drug to pets with kidney disease, liver disease or blood disorders
Sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim is less likely to cause diarrhea in pets than other antibiotics.
If this drug is given to dogs long term, it may cause hypothyroidism.
Active Ingredients (in each tablet):
Sulfamethoxazole…………. 400 mg
Trimethoprim………………….. 80 mg