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How do you give a Baytril Otic to a dog?

How do you give a Baytril Otic to a dog?

As a general guide, administer 5-10 drops per treatment in dogs weighing 35 lbs. or less and 10-15 drops per treatment in dogs weighing more than 35 lbs. Following treatment, gently massage the ear so as to ensure complete and uniform distribution of the medication throughout the external ear canal.

Is Baytril Otic safe for ruptured eardrum?

CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. PRECAUTIONS: The safe use of Baytril® Otic in dogs with perforated tympanic membranes has not been evaluated. Therefore, the integrity of the tympanic membrane should be evaluated before administering this product.

Is Baytril Otic an antibiotic?

Enrofloxacin otic (brand name Baytril® Otic) is an antibacterial/antifungal agent used in the treatment of ear infections in dogs and cats. Its use in cats is ‘off label’ or ‘extra label’. Many drugs are commonly prescribed for off label use in veterinary medicine.

Is Baytril Otic Ototoxic?

The most commonly used antibiotics are gentamicin (Mometamax®, Schering-Plough Animal Health) or fluoroquinolones such as enrofloxacin (Baytril Otic, Bayer) or in Europe marbofloxacin (Aurizon®, Vetroquinol). Ototoxicity is reported with all gentamicin topicals.

What exactly is Baytril used for in dogs?

Baytril (®) (enrofloxacin) is an antibiotic medicine given to dogs for the treatment of susceptible bacterial infections.

What does Baytril antibiotic treat?

Enrofloxacin ( Baytril) is an antibiotic used to treat difficult bacterial infections in pets. It is effective against both Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterias.

Is zymox otic safe for dogs for ear infection?

Zymox Otic has proven very effective against infections of the dog’s outer ear. Two versions of the medicine are sold: one with hydrocortisone (an anti-inflammatory ingredient used to reduce itching) and another version without it.

Is Baytril safe to use in kittens?

While Baytril is generally seen as very safe for your pet, there are a few instances in which this medicine is not the best choice for your cat. For instance, most vets recommend avoiding Baytril in very young kittens. Additionally, if your cat has a ruptured ear drum, it’s best to avoid using this medicine.