Medication: Trimethoprim-sulfa (sulfonamide)
Your dog has been prescribed the active ingredient trimethoprim/sulfa to treat a urinary, respiratory tract or prostatic bacterial infection. Sulfa refers to the combination of trimethoprim with a sulfonamide antibiotic (usually sulfadiazine or sulfamethoxazole).
This information sheet is designed to help answer commonly asked questions and help you give the medication safely and effectively to your pet. It does not contain all available information for this medication. If you have other questions or need more information, contact your veterinarian or pharmacist.Always follow the dosing instructions provided by your veterinarian.
• Do not use if keratoconjunctivitis or previous history of adverse reaction to sulfonamides or polyarthritis.
• Dosage: twice a day.