Amprolium (1-(4-amino-2-propyl-5-pyrimidinemethyl)-2-methyl-pyridinium chloride hydrochloride) is a coccidiostat used for treatment of coccidiosis in dogs, effective against a small range of protozoa, particularly Eimeria spp and Isospora ohioensis.
It is similar in action to other coccidiostats such as toltrazuril.
Amprolium is an analog of thiamine that acts via competitive inhibition or thiamine transporter enzymes intracellularly. It is excreted via the kidneys and should be used with caution in dogs with renal disease.
Recommended dose rate in dogs is 60 - 100 mg/kg orally given once daily for 5 days.
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