Mometamax Otic Suspension is a once-a-day treatment for ear infections. It's an advanced formula that includes a combination of medications with antibacterial (gentamicin sulfate), anti-inflammatory (mometasone), and antifungal (clotrimazole) properties. Mometamax requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
The ingredient gentamicin sulfate is an antibiotic that is effective against a wide array of bacteria. Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent that is used for the treatment of dermal infections caused by various species. Mometasone is a synthetic hormone that treats inflammatory skin disorders and allergic reactions that your pet may have.
Avoid getting Mometamax in your dog's eyes, nose or mouth.
Mometamax Otic Suspension
Gentamicin sulfate, Mometasone furoate, Clotrimazole
Mometamax Otic Suspension is a combination of medications with antibacterial (gentamicin), anti-inflammatory (mometasone) and antifungal (clotrimazole) activity. It is used in dogs for the treatment of otitis externa when caused by susceptible fungi or bacteria. Mometamax Otic Suspension may be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Mometamax Otic Suspension is a prescription medication FDA approved for use in dogs only. It is available in 15 gm plastic dropper bottles. Use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed by your veterinarian, even if the pet appears to be better. Symptoms may improve before the infection is completely healed. Shake well before use. The usual dose for dogs weighing less than 30 lbs is place 4 drops into the ear canal once a day. For dogs weighing 30 lbs or more, place 8 drops into the ear canal once a day. Therapy should continue for 7 consecutive days. Avoid getting this medication in the pet's eyes, nose or mouth.
Avoid using any other medications in the pet's ear unless instructed to by your veterinarian. Do not use Mometamax Otic Suspension in dogs allergic to it or any of the individual ingredients. Use with caution in pregnant animals. Do not use in dogs with perforated ear drums. Discontinue use of this medication if hearing loss is noted during treatment. Use of this product beyond the recommended dose of 7 days may result in delayed wound healing.
Side effects associated with this medication are related to the individual ingredients. Gentamicin, while absorbed poorly from the skin, when applied topically for long periods of time to large wounds, burns or denuded skin has a potential for reversible or 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. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
Avoid using other ear medications without first talking to your veterinarian. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with Mometamax Otic Suspension. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before taking or using any other prescription or over the counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Your pharmacist has additional information about Mometamax Otic Suspension written for health professionals that you may read.
Avoid getting this medication in the pet's eyes, nose, or mouth. Use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed by your veterinarian, even if the pet appears to be better. Symptoms may improve before the infection is completely healed.
Store this product at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.