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Various diseases caused by bacteria can reduce the number of rabbits. Animals are characterized by weak immunity, therefore, for the treatment, prevention of diseases, fluffy animals are given medications. One of the most effective remedies is "Ditrim" against infections for rabbits. Subject to the recommendations of the veterinarian, he effectively fights against many diseases of eared pets.
Composition, release form, pharmacology
The medicinal product is produced in the form of a yellow-brown solution for injection. Packaged in 20, 50, 100 milliliters in a glass container with a rubberized lid, which is hermetically sealed. The packaging contains detailed instructions for use.
The composition of 1 milligram of the product includes:
- sulfadimezin (sulfadimedine) - 200 milligrams;
- trimethoprim - 40 milligrams.
In addition to the main components, the drug contains auxiliary substances: 2-pyrrolidone, gasoline alcohol and other elements. Substances in the composition of the drug enhance the effectiveness of each other's influence. This is due to the effect on the metabolism of acids in the microbial cell. The elements have an antibacterial effect.
After injection, "Ditrim" is rapidly absorbed into the body of rabbits. The action of the drug begins two hours after injection and lasts for 24 hours. The substance is low-toxic, if the dosages are observed, it does not show negative reactions to the organs of a warm-blooded animal. The drug is excreted through the genitourinary system, in a lactating female - with milk, when feeding the cubs.
Indications for use
It is prescribed for diseases of the digestive tract, respiratory tract, urinary system caused by infections. Veterinarians prescribe a drug for rabbits for coccidiosis, pneumonia, pasteurellosis. The drug is approved for animals for the treatment of diseases and for their prevention.
The solution has become widespread among rabbit breeders due to the effectiveness, availability of treatment for animals. The substance is given to animals in dosages strictly prescribed by the instructions or on the recommendation of a veterinarian.
How to use the rabbit preparation correctly?
The instruction says that the drug is administered orally to small rodents, previously 1 milliliter of the drug is diluted in 1 liter of water. Often, most of the livestock falls ill with coccidiosis, so several animals have to be treated at once. Rabbit breeders use one of two therapies:
- The medicine is given continuously for five days.
- Individuals are drunk with the agent for two days, then two days off and the drug is again given within 3 days.
The correct dosage eliminates the occurrence of side effects. At the injection site, inflammatory processes are possible, which pass after the course of treatment.
Are there any contraindications and side effects?
The drug "Ditrim" is contraindicated in severe violations of the kidneys, liver, hematopoietic organs. The drug is not prescribed to pregnant females, with hypersensitivity to substances.
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If the dosage is observed, there are no side effects. In the places of injections in rodents, swelling, redness of the skin are possible.
In case of an overdose, dysbiosis, problems with kidney function may occur. If an ailment occurs, treatment is stopped, and vitamins and probiotics are prescribed.
How much and how to store the product?
The solution for injection is kept out of the reach of children. Choose a dry, dark place with an air temperature of + 5 ... + 25 degrees. The agent in the opened bottle is used within 28 days.
A prerequisite for use is compliance with the expiration date indicated on the package. Usually it is two years. It is forbidden to use empty vials from the drug for food purposes.
The solution is not always available in veterinary pharmacies. In this case, it is possible to use analogues from the group of sulfonamides. These medicines include:
- "Triprim" - used to treat bacterial infections in rabbits. Injected intramuscularly, subcutaneously.
- "Ultradiazine" - is used for infectious diseases caused by bacteria in animals. It is administered intramuscularly, intravenously.
The dosage and methods of medication use differ from the administration of the drug "Ditrim". Detailed instructions are included in the package. Self-treatment of rodents can lead to undesirable consequences. Before using the drug, you should consult your veterinarian.