Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Sulfadiazine with trimethoprim

Contributor(s): Louise Cox-O’Shea, Vetstream Ltd , Andrea Tarr

Introduction

Name

  • Sulfadiazine with trimethoprim.

Class of drug

  • Potentiated sulfonamide - this means that it contains a combination of a sulfonamide (sulfadiazine) and a diaminopyrimidine (trimethoprim).

Description

Physical properties

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Store boluses in a dry environment.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Sulfadiazine/trimethoprim sensitive infections.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

With other drugs

  • Increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias when used alongside:

Withdrawal Period

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Bishop Y (2005) Ed The Veterinary Formulary. 6th edn. Pharmaceutical Press. ISBN: 0-85369-579-2.
  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) Product Information Database. Website: www.vmd.defra.gov.uk.

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