Easotic 10 ml for acute otitis externa in dogs
Easotic, 10 ml is a product used in the treatment of acute external otitis and acute exacerbations of recurrent external otitis in dogs associated with gentamicin-sensitive bacteria and miconazole-sensitive fungi, in particular Malassezia pachydermatis.COMPOSITIONHydrocortisone aceponate 1.11 mg / mlMiconazole as 15.1 mg of nitrate / mlGentamicin as sulfate 1505 IU / mldirectionsTreatment of acute external otitis and acute exacerbation of recurrent external otitis associated with gentamicin-sensitive bacteria and miconazole-sensitive fungi.Bacterial and fungal otitis is often secondary and the correct diagnosis must be made to determine the primary factors involved.CONTRAINDICATIONSIt is not used in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.It is not used if the eardrum is perforated.METHOD OF ADMINISTRATIONShake the vial well before first use.The recommended dose is 1 ml for an infected ear once a day for 5 consecutive days.Insert the atraumatic cannula into the ear canal and administer one dose (1 ml) of the product into each infected ear.1 ml corresponds to a single push of the pump.After applying the ear base, the ear base should be massaged briefly and carefully to allow the preparation to reach the bottom of the ear canal.ADVERSE REACTIONSThere was usually mild to moderate redness of the ear (2.4% of treated dogs).Papules were seen very rarely (in less than 1% of treated dogs).In all cases, treatment with the veterinary medicinal product was not discontinued and all patients returned without any specific therapy.The administration of the ear preparation may be associated with hearing loss, usually temporary and in elderly patients. In this case the treatment must be stopped.RECOMMENDATIONSDo not administer without the recommendation of the veterinarian.PRECAUTIONSBacterial and fungal otitis is often secondary and the correct diagnosis must be made to determine the primary factors involved. The use of the veterinary medical product should only be prescribed on the basis of identification of infection factors and susceptibility testing and taking into account official and local antimicrobial policy.The safety of the veterinary medicinal product has not been established during pregnancy and lactation. Systemic absorption of hydrocortisone aspirate, gentamicin sulfate and miconazole nitrate is negligible and dogs are unlikely to have teratogenic, foetotoxic or maternotoxic effects at recommended doses.It is used only in accordance with the benefit / risk assessment performed by the responsible veterinarian. Compatibility with substances used to clean the ear has not been demonstrated.In case of accidental contact with the skin, it is recommended to rinse thoroughly with water. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.Consult a physician if eye irritation occurs. In case of accidental ingestion, seek medical advice immediately and submit the package leaflet or the product label.