Diardon Bolus

Each Bolus contains: Metronidazole IP 1 g +Furazolidone I.P 200 mg


Antibacterial and antiprotozoal drugs. Its action is specific for anaerobic bacteria
and protozoa. Resistance is rare. Metronidazole oral absorption is nearly complete in animals.  Metronidazole benzoate is formulated for cats to improve palatability. the half-life of 5 hours.

Indications and Clinical Uses
Metronidazole is indicated to treat diarrhea and other intestinal problems caused by intestinal protozoa such as Giardia, Trichomonas, and Entamoeba.

Instructions for Use
The maximum dose that should be administered is 50-65 mg/kg per day in any species. Metronidazole is unpalatable and can produce a metallic taste.

Small Animal Dosage
• Anaerobes: 15 mg/kg q12h or 12 mg/kg q8h PO.
• Giardia: 12-15 mg/kg q12h for 8 days PO.
• Anaerobes: 10-25 mg/kg q24h PO.
• Giardia: 17 mg/kg (one-third tablet per cat) q24h for 8 days.

Large Animal Dosage

• Treatment of trichomoniasis (bulls): 75 mg/kg q12h IV for three doses.


Furazolidone is an oral antiprotozoal drug with activity against Giardia, and it may have some activity against bacteria in the intestine. It is used for only local treatment of intestinal parasites; it is not used for systemic therapy.

Small Animal Dosage
• 4 mg/kg q12h for 7-10 days PO.

Dosage : Oral
Cattle. Buffalo. Camel & Horse ; I bolus per 50 kg b. wt daily for 3 to 5 days
Calf, Sheep, Goat, Foal & Dog: I bolus daily for 3 to 5 days

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