What is Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone?
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is an enzymatic treatment for otitis externa (outer ear infection) in cats and dogs. It treats the ear externally for acute and chronic inflammation caused by bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections. This effective enzymatic system supports the natural defense mechanism of your pet's body to kill harmful bacteria, fungi, and yeast. Some factors that may contribute to possible ear infections include: excessive hair, a suppressed immune system, and excessive skin folds in the ear. The addition of hydrocortisone provides added relief from inflammation as well as relief from itching. Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is a once-a-day treatment that requires no pre-cleaning and is non-invasive for easy use. It may be used to treat both acute and chronic ear infections and is safe for extended use on persistent cases of otitis externa.
NOTE: Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution Hydrocortisone Free is also available for dogs and cats who cannot tolerate hydrocortisone.
Cats and Dogs
- Effectively treats acute and chronic outer ear infections caused by bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections
- Naturally works with your pet's body to react with present pus and debris to kill microbes
- Contains hydrocortisone to reduce itching
- No reported side effects
- Non-invasive, once-a-day application
How it Works:
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone has what the manufacturer calls the Zymox LP3 Enzyme System. Each enzyme has its own unique properties that, when combined, becomes a powerful antimicrobial formula. Glucose Oxidase is an enzyme that works with Lactoperoxidase to form antimicrobial ions. Lactoferrin is an iron-binding protein that inhibits microorganism growth by depriving them of iron. Lactoperoxidase is a milk derived enzyme that is combined in a system along with glucose oxidase to form the hypothiocyanate or hypoiodite ion to oxidize the metabolic pathways of microorganisms. Lysozyme is an enzyme that effectively kills harmful bacteria by disrupting the formation of the cell wall. The anti-inflammatory action of hydrocortisone reduces itching and inflammation. Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone may not work if used with other topical ear medications or cleansers.
Do not use this product when using any other topical ear medications or cleaners, as this may inhibit the enzyme activity of Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone.
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone (PKB Animal Health)
Benzyl Alcohol, Dextrose, Glucose Oxidase, Glycerin, Hydroxy Propyl Cellulose, Lactoferrin, Lactoperoxidase, Lysozyme, Potassium Iodide, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water.
What is this product used for:
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is used in cats and dogs for the treatment of acute and chronic otitis externa due to bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections accompanied with itching and inflammation. This broad-spectrum solution has been tested to be effective against microbes such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus pyogenes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans, Streptococcus intermedius, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Proteus mirabilis, Malassezia pachydermatis, and MRSA.
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is a non-prescription (OTC) product available in 1.25 oz and 4 oz containers.
How this product should be used:
Shake well before use. Apply liberally to un-cleaned ear, filling the ear canal. Gently massage and work into affected area. Wipe to remove excess. Apply once a day for 7 days. For chronic infections, treat once a day for 14 days. Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is safe for extended use on persistent cases.
What are the side effects:
There are no reported side effects.
What special precautions are there:
DO NOT clean your pet's ears before or during use. Doing so will disrupt the enzyme system. Do not use this product when using any other topical ear medications or cleaners. This product is for pet use only. Do not use on punctured ear drums. Do not use on pregnant or lactating females. Do not allow water in or near your pet's ears during use. Reapply if water gets in the ears. If the condition persists or worsens, discontinue use and consult your veterinarian.
In the event of overdose:
How should I store this product:
Keep out of reach of children. Store this product at room temperature.
- Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is used in cases of otitis externa where there is inflammation or itching.
- Shake well before use.
- DO NOT clean ear before or during use. Doing so will disrupt the enzyme system.
- Do not use on punctured ear drums.
- Do not use on pregnant or lactating females.
- Do not use in conjunction with other topical ear products or ear cleaners.
- Do not allow water in or near ear during use.
- For pet use only.
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is safe for extended use on persistent cases.
Shake well before use. Apply liberally to un-cleaned ear, filling the ear canal. Gently massage and work into affected area. Wipe to remove excess. Apply once a day for 7 days. For chronic infections, treat once a day for 14 days.
Store at room temperature.
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone:
Other Ingredients: Benzyl Alcohol, Dextrose, Glucose Oxidase, Glycerin, Hydroxy Propyl Cellulose, Lactoferrin, Lactoperoxidase, Lysozyme, Potassium Iodide, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water.
Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone is rated
Rated 5 out of
I have been constantly fighting yeast infections in my poodle's ears for years. This last one was horrible. I tried every over the counter antifungal cream or powder available, tried the medication my vet prescribed and no relief. My poor dog would scratch his ears til they bled and he was screaming in pain, constantly shaking his head. I was beside myself and so was he. After only 3 days of using Zymox his ears cleared up!!! No more drainage. No redness. No scratching. No head shaking. It's been over a week and so far no relapse. I wish I had found this stuff sooner. Thank you so much!!!
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 5 out of
My dog KATO caught a bad ear infection about 2 months ago. Having had a ear infection myself I felt his pain. I took him to the big vet clinic called gateway animal clinic. Long story short. It cost me $150. Only to have the ear infection return in 2 weeks. Waste of time and money. I didn't know where to take him after it had returned. Money don't grow on trees. I sure don't have money to waste with no results. Up watching TV one night I saw the commercial for 1800 pet meds. So I contacted them and they recommended this product. After reading the reviews I thought this is a plus because it has hydrocortisone in it which the one from the big clinic didn't. Sounds great so I bought it and after just the 3rd day KATO was back to his happy playful self. I truly recommend this product if your pet has a ear infection. THANK YOU 1800 PET MEDS.
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 5 out of
Last time I went to the vet for my dog's ear infection it cost me over $100, I got 1 weeks supply of medicine and it took about 4 days before I noticed any results. I purchased this large bottle, which should last considerably longer, and the results were immediate. Within 24 hours my dog's ear was back to normal. I highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 5 out of
Works like a charm!
Our gal Sade-Mae had chronic ear infections when we adopted her 2 and a half yrs ago, well, she has not had an infection in over 2 yrs! I am so glad I found Zymox!! The minute she itches or starts shaking her ears I put a cpl drops in each ear..and shes good to go! Love this product!!
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 4 out of
I'm so happy my baby boys ear looks better
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of
Best I have used
Bought this 3 weeks ago for Australian Blue Heeler. Known for ear issues. Stroke gets yeast infection in the inner ear and the outer ear gets dry and red. He would scratch his ears and whine cause they were so raw. At night shake his head due to the yeast infection in the inner ear. Vet couldn't see for a week so went to the Box pet stores didn't have anything other than ear cleaners.
Ordered in parking lot @4 pm. had overnight shipping got it the next day. They throw in a dog treat too.
He has had this numerous times before however this stuff was amazing. His outer ear was red and dry. Could tell upon application this was going to work. Directions say apply once a day for seven days. Has a light oil consientency that flows easily to inner ear for the enzymes to work on the yeast infection while it adheres to the outer ear, soothing the redness and dryness too.
Three days later his ears look great and stopped shaking his head from the discomfort. Works fast and easy. Bought the small bottle and was concerned it wouldn't last long. The product goes a long way. I hav plenty left.
First time using 1800petmeds will use again. They won't flood your in box either.
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of
Works extremely fast!
I have a lab, she has had ear infections since she was 1 month old and she's 10 years old now, still happens all the time. My vet had prescribed me Panorex for her entire life and it kind of worked, but I'd have to keep it up about 1 time every 2 days or the infections would come back.
With this stuff, the worst infections take about 3 days to totally treat and I use it about 1 time per week at this point to hold off any future infections. This product is great and is highly recommended! Way cheaper too than the $40/1.5oz I was paying at the vets.
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 5 out of
I've been using this product for several years now and it is a miracle solution. This is the one and only ear infection medicine that works and works quickly. I have a black lab and unless I don't put a few drops in each week we never run into an ear infection. It works as soon as I seen his first sign of an ear infection which is shaking his head. When I say it works fast, he stops scratching his ear and shaking his head within 30 minutes. We have yet to see a vet for ear infections since using his product and I have recommended it to many of my friends!
Date published: 2017-01-29