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Albon Oral Suspension 5% for Dogs & Cats

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Albon is an oral liquid prescribed to both cats and dogs, in order to treat a variety of bacterial infections. A single daily dose gives rapid and sustained therapeutic blood levels for up to 24 hours, and comes in a tasty, custard-flavored liquid that makes it easier than ever to give your pet the treatment they need. This medication is also available in an easy-to-feed tablet form.


Albon (sulfadimethoxine) is effective for treating a wide range of bacterial infections commonly encountered in dogs and cats. It is indicated for use in dogs and cats with respiratory, genital and urinary tracts and soft-tissue infections. It is also indicated for treating dogs with bacterial enteritis associated with coccidiosis.

Possible Side Effects

This medication can cause crystals in your pets urine but sickness can be prevented by keeping your pet well-hydrated. If animals take Albon Liquid 5% chronically, it can cause dry eye or keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS). Always stop using Albon Liquid 5% and consult with your veterinarian if your pet's eyes appear red, inflamed, or infected.

Drug & Food Interactions

Albon (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.


During the treatment period, make sure that pets maintain adequate water intake. If animals show no improvement within 2 or 3 days, reevaluate your diagnosis. Albon should not be used in dogs or cats with marked liver damage, blood dyscrasias, or in those with a history of sulfonamide hypersensitivity.

Also available in a tablet form.

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    Dogs & Cats
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  • Health Condition
    Coccidiosis, Skin Infections, Respiratory Infections, Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
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Recommended Dosage

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. Shake well before using.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperatures 59° - 86°F.


What is Albon Liquid 5%?

Albon Liquid 5% is an oral antibiotic that is used to treat coccidian and other bacterial infections when used as directed by your veterinarian.

What are the benefits of Albon Liquid 5%?

  • Liquid formulation is palatable and readily accepted.
  • Highly effective in treating coccidiosis plus other susceptible bacterial infections.

How is this medication given?

Give all medication orally exactly as directed by your veterinarian. You can give Albon Liquid 5% with food if necessary. The entire course of medication should be completed even if your pets symptoms resolve sooner or infection could recur or worsen.

How does this medication work?

Albon Liquid 5% works by halting the production of folic acid production in coccidia and certain bacteria so the organism is not able to produce proteins necessary for growth and survival which results in death of the targeted organism.

What results can I expect?

Albon Liquid 5% will kill coccidia and other bacteria in the intestinal tract and in other organs if necessary. The entire course of treatment should be completed or infection can return or get worse. Your pet should feel better by the end of treatment. If your pet is still having problems, always contact your veterinarian for further instructions.

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    My vet recommended this product, because my 3 kittys were having soft stools, another vet had recommended something that did not work. This product solved the problem since they had it they immediately started having normal stool I highly recommended it.

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