Primor Pet Medication
- Availability: Prescription
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- What is Primor used for?
Primor, a potentiated sulfa drug, is used in dogs for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections (wounds and abscesses), and urinary tract infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
- How Primor should be used?
An initial starting dose of 25mg/lb on the first day of treatment is followed by a dose of 12.5mg/lb given once a day. Treatment should continue for 2 days after symptoms disappear, however, treatment should not extend past 21 consecutive days.
- What are the side effects?
Side effects associated with this medication may include polyarthritis, hives, facial swelling, fever, hemolytic anemia, increased thirst and urination, vomiting, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. In rare instances, behavioral changes, seizures, aggression and hyper-excitability have occurred.
- What special precautions are there?
Do not use in dogs allergic to this medication or other sulfonamides. Do not use in dogs with liver damage or blood dyscrasias. Dogs must maintain adequate fluid intake. The safety in breeding dogs has not been established.
- In the event of overdose?
Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.
- How should I store Primor?
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store tablets at room temperature, away from excess heat, light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.
Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and should NOT be considered veterinary advice. Any veterinary questions should be referred to your veterinarian. This information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. Please make your own inquiries with your veterinarian for the suitability of a product for your pet.