Mometamax Otic Suspension Pet Medication
- Availability: Prescription
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- What is Mometamax Otic Suspension used for?
Mometamax has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antifungal activity and is indicated for the treatment of otitis externa in dogs caused by susceptible strains of yeast and bacteria.
- How Mometamax Otic Suspension should be used?
Shake well before use. For dogs weighing less than 30 lbs instill 4 drops into the ear canal once a day. For dogs weighing 30 lbs or more instill 8 drops into the ear canal once a day. Therapy should continue for 7 consecutive days.
- What are the side effects?
Side effects associated with this medication are related to the individual ingredients. Gentamicin, while absorbed poorly from the skin, when applied topically for prolonged periods of time to large wounds, burns, or denuded skin has a potential for reversible and irreversible ear and kidney toxicity. Side effects following the use of injected or oral corticosteroids include weight loss, loss of appetite, increased thirst and urination. Vomiting and diarrhea have also been observed. Mometasone is a corticosteroid but is applied topically. Redness of the skin, stinging, blistering, peeling, fluid retention, itching, hives and general irritation of the skin have been observed occasionally in humans following the use of clotrimazole.
- What special precautions are there?
Do not use in dogs allergic to this medication or any of the individual components. Use with caution in pregnant animals. Do not use in dogs with perforated eardrums. Discontinue use of this medication if hearing loss is noted during treatment. Use of this product at recommended doses beyond 7 days may result in delayed wound healing.
- In the event of overdose?
Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.
- How should I store Mometamax Otic Suspension?
Store this product between 36º and 77ºF. 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.