- treats inflammation and dry dermatitis.
- also an antipruritic, antifungal and antibacterial preparation
- that is particularly useful in the treatment of acute and chronic ear infections in interdigital cysts in cats and dogs
- treats anal gland infections in dogs.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Your pet may experience bloodwork values such as SAP and SGPT ALT enzyme elevations, polydipsia and polyuria, vomiting, and diarrhea occasionally bloody have been observed following parenteral or systemic use of synthetic corticosteroids in dogs. Cushing's syndrome has been reported in association with prolonged or repeated steroid therapy in dogs. Temporary hearing loss has been reported in conjunction with treatment of otitis with products containing corticosteroids. However, regression usually occurred following withdrawal of the drug. If hearing dysfunction is noted during the course of treatment with Animax Ointment, discontinue its use.
Before instilling any medication into the ear, examine the external ear canal thoroughly to be certain the tympanic membrane is not ruptured in order to avoid the possibility of transmitting infection to the middle ear as well as damaging the cochlea or vestibular apparatus from prolonged contact. If hearing or vestibular dysfunction is noted during the course of treatment, discontinue the use of Animax Ointment.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for your pet
Frequency of administration is dependent on the severity of the condition. For mild inflammations, application may range from once daily to once a week for severe conditions
Animax Ointment may be applied as often as two to three times daily, if necessary. Frequency of treatment may be decreased as improvement occurs.
Wear gloves during the administration of the ointment or wash hands immediately after application.
Clean ear canal of impacted cerumen. Inspect canal and remove any foreign bodies such as grass awns, ticks, etc. Instill three to five drops of Animax Ointment.
Infected Anal Glands, Cystic Areas, etc.:
Drain gland or cyst and then fill with Animax Ointment.
Other Dermatologic Disorders
Clean affected areas, removing any encrusted discharge or exudate. Apply Animax Ointment Nystatin-Neomycin Sulfate-Thiostrepton-Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment sparingly in a thin film.
Each mL contains:
nystatin 100,000 units neomycin sulfate equivalent to neomycin base 2.5 mg thiostrepton 2,500 units triamcinolone acetonide 1 mg