Products Used to Treat and/or Prevent Coccidiosis in Livestock

Not all drugs are approved by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for use in small ruminants.  The mention of non-approved products is for informational purposes only. They require extra label use and can only be used legally under the advice of a licensed veterinarian in the context of a veterinary-client-patient relationship.

Trade Name Drug Ingredient Approved Species Label Use Labeled Dosage Withdrawal Time
For treatment of coccidiosis
Albon® 12.5% solution Sulfadimethoxine Beef
Non-lactating dairy cattle
Poultry
shipping fever complex, bacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, foot rot, and coccidiosis (poultry) 1.18-2.36 g/gallon Cattle: 7 days slaughter
Poultry: 5 days slaughter
Corid Soluble Powder Amprolium Cattle
Poultry
Coccidiosis

4 oz/50 gal water (treatment)
4 oz/100 gal water (prevention)

Cattle: 1 day slaughter
Corid 9.6% solution Amprolium

Cattle
Poultry

Coccidiosis 5 mg/1 kg Cattle: 1 day slaughter
Poultry: 0 days slaughter
Di-Methox soluble powder Sulfadimethoxine Cattle
Poultry
shipping fever complex, bacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, and foot rot and coccidiosis (poultry) 1.18-2.36 g/gallon
2.5 g/100 lbs. day 1
1.25 g/100 lbs. day 2-5
1.875 g/gallon
Cattle: 7 days slaughter
Di-Methox 12.5% solution Sulfadimethoxine Cattle
Poultry
shipping fever complex, bacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, and foot rot and coccidiosis (poultry) 1.18-2.36 g/gallon
2.5 g/100 lbs. day 1
1.25 g/100 lbs. day 2-5
1.875 g/gallon
Cattle: 7 days slaughter
Poultry: 5 days slaughter
Sulmet® oblet Sulfamethazine

Beef
Non-lactating dairy cattle
Horses

Shipping fever, bacterial scours, foot rot, calf diptheria, acute mastitis, acute metritis and coccidiosis 100 mg sulfamethazine/lb Cattle: 10 days
Sulmet®12.5% solution Sulfamethazine Cattle
Swine
Poultry
shipping fever complex, bacterial scours, foot rot, calf diphtheria, acute mastitis metritis and coccidiosis (poultry) 112.5 mg/lb - day 1.
56.25/mg/lb
Cattle: 10 days slaughter
Swine: 15 days slaughter
Poultry: 10 days
For prevention of coccidiosis
Bovatec® Premix Lasalocid Sodium Beef
Dairy heifers
Poultry
Sheep in confinement
Rabbits
TOXIC TO EQUINES
Eimeria ovina
E. crandallis
E. ovinoidalis

(E. ninakohlyakimovae)
E. parva, and E. intricata
20-30 g/ton feed All species: 0 days slaughter
Deccox® Decoquinate Beef
non-lactating dairy cattle
Chickens
Non-lactating goats
Non-lactating lambs
E. ovinoidalis, E. crandallis, E. parva, E. bakuensis, E. christenseni, and E. ninakohlyakimovae 13.6 g/ton feed All species: 0 days slaughter
Rumensin® Monensin Sodium

Beef
Dairy heifers
Non-lactating goats
TOXIC TO EQUINES

Eimeria crandallis
E. christenseni
E. ninakohlyakimovae
20 g/ton feed cattle: 0 days slaughter
goats: 0 days slaughter


Source:  Animal Drugs @ FDA

Last updated 17-Jul-2010 by Susan Schoenian.

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