Your veterinarian may prescribe Baytril Otic when your pet suffers from ear infections caused by susceptible bacteria and yeast when used as directed. What is Baytril Otic?
These are drops that are administered directly in the ear(s) in order to treat bacterial and yeast otitis (ear infections). What are the benefits of Baytril Otic?
- Easy to use.
- Safe and steroid-free.
- Effective against susceptible bacterial and fungal infections of the ear(s).
dogsHow is this medication given?
Apply Baytril Otic topically on the skin or in the infected ear(s) exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Once the prescribed quantity of drops has been applied, massage the ear(s) gently in order to distribute the medication. If you do not understand how to use Baytril Otic correctly, speak with your veterinarian. How does this medication work?
The active ingredients in Baytril Otic are Enrofloxacin and silver sulfadiazine. Both of these are antimicrobials that inhibit DNA synthesis within the bacteria or yeast. This leads to death of susceptible organisms. What results can I expect?
Baytril Otic kills the organisms that are responsible for your pet’s ear infection. When the organism is killed, your pet should start to feel better. Do not use for more than 14 days. Call your veterinarian If symptoms continue after several days of treatment or if symptoms appear to be worsening. . What form(s) does Baytril Otic come in?
This is a liquid emulsion that used topically. Generic Name:
Enrofloxacin with silver sulfadiazine (Common Drug Name)Common Brand Name:
Baytril Otic Dose and Administration:
Use according to your veterinarian’s instructions. This medication is for topical use only. Once medication has been applied to the ear(s), gently massage to make sure it disperses throughout the entire surface. If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember but do not give more than one dose at once. Baytril Otic should only be used in the pet it has been prescribed for. Speak to your veterinarian if you do not know how to use this medication properly. Uses:
Baytril Otic is used to treat susceptible bacterial and fungal infections in the ears and on the skin. Possible Side Effects:
Baytril Otic is usually tolerated well. Hearing loss, vestibular (balance) disorders, and increased redness of the ear have been reported. If your pet seems ill in any way while Baytril Otic is being given, discontinue medication and contact your veterinarian immediately. Drug and Food Interactions:
Tell your veterinarian about all medications and supplements your pet is taking prior to giving Baytril Otic. Precautions:
Animals who are allergic to Baytril, other quinolone antibiotics, and/or sulfonamides should not receive this medication. Baytril can interrupt the development of bones/joints of young growing animals (up to 24 months in large breeds). Baytril Otic should be used cautiously in animals with central nervous system (CNS) disorders, such as epilepsy, as it could possibly cause seizures. It should not be used in animals with a perforated eardrum. There are no studies available regarding the use of this medication in pregnant, lactating (nursing mothers), or breeding animals. Storage:
Store at room temperature away from light and out of reach from children and pets. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Baytril Otic.