Uniprim Powder 400g

Uniprim Powder 400g
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Uniprim Powder for Horses is a combination of trimethoprim and sulfadiazine in the ratio of 1 part to 5 parts by weight. The combination of both is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.



How it works

Trimethoprim/sulfadiazine is indicated in horses where potent systemic antibacterial action against sensitive organisms is required.


Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight.

How to Use

One 37.5g packet is sufficient to treat 1100 lbs (500 kg) of body weight. For the 1125 g packets and 12 kg boxes, a level, loose-filled, 67 cc scoop contains 37.5 g, sufficient to treat 1100 lbs (500 kg) of body weight. For the 200 g, 400 g, and 1200 g jars, and 2000 g pail, two level, loose-filled, 32 cc scoops contain 37.5 g, sufficient to treat 1100 lbs (500 kg) of body weight. Since product contents may settle, gentle agitation during scooping is recommended. The usual course of treatment is a single, daily dose for 5 to 7 days. Continue acute infection therapy for 2 or 3 days after clinical signs have subsided. If no improvement of acute infections is seen in 3 to 5 days, reevaluate the diagnosis. UNIPRIM Powder may be used alone or in conjunction with intravenous dosing. Following treatment with trimethoprim/sulfadiazine 48% injection, therapy can be maintained using oral Powder. A complete blood count should be done periodically in patients receiving UNIPRIM Powder for prolonged periods. If significant reduction in the count of any formed blood element is noted, treatment with UNIPRIM Powder should be discontinued.

Pet Weitht Dosage
Horses All weights The recommended dosage is 3.75 g UNIPRIM Powder per 110 lbs (50 kg) body weight per day. Administer UNIPRIM Powder orally once a day in a small amount of palatable feed.


Do not use in horses intended for human comsumption. Trimethoprim/sulfadiazine should not be used in horses showing marked liver parenchymal damage, blood dyscrasias, or in those with a history of sulfonamide sensitivity.

Side Effects

There is a risk for antibiotic-associated diarrhea or colic. There is a risk for injection site discomfort, swelling, and tissue damage with intramuscular (IM) or under the skin (SQ) injections. High doses have been reported to cause altered bacterial flora resulting in large intestinal inflammation, abnormal stool, reduced appetite, weight loss, and inactivity. All antibiotics have the potential to cause an overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms. All injectable medications have the potential to cause an immediate allergic or anaphylactic reaction. Affected animals may have a swelling, hives, changes in respiration, and display signs of agitation. This can be a severe and life threatening reaction; immediate treatment with epinephrine is often required. There is a risk for a short period of pruritus (itchiness) after IV injections. This medication can affect the circulating blood cells causing an anemia (low red blood cells), a thrombocytopenia (low platelets), or a leukopenia (low white blood cells). Notify your veterinarian immediately if your horse experiences any adverse reactions to this medication