easOTIC Otic Suspension
What is easOTIC Otic Suspension?
easOTIC Otic Suspension is indicated for the treatment of otitis externa (external ear infection) in dogs associated with susceptible strains of yeast (Malassezia pachydermatis) and bacteria (Staphylococcus pseudintermedius). It’s shown to provide rapid and sustained treatment of otitis externa with 5 once-daily doses. easOTIC Otic Suspension delivers potent active ingredients with low risk of systemic side effects. It contains a unique anti-inflammatory, HCA, a new-generation di-ester steroid having a strongly positive benefit/risk ratio. It also contains proven antimicrobial and antifungal agents. It features an ergonomically designed applicator that makes administration less frustrating and enhances client compliance. easOTIC Otic Suspension requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
- Treats external ear infections in dogs caused by yeast and bacteria.
- Contains potent active ingredients with low risk of side effects.
- Reduces inflammation associated with ear infection.
- Treats ear infections with 5 once-daily doses.
- Comes with soft, ergonomic cannula applicator for easy measuring and application.
How does easOTIC Otic Suspension work?
easOTIC Otic Suspension contains active ingredients Hydrocortisone aceponate, miconazole nitrate, and gentamicin sulfate. Hydrocortisone aceponate is a glucocorticoid with anti-inflammatory effects. Miconazole nitrate is an imidazole antifungal. Gentamicin sulfate is an aminoglycoside antibiotic.
Not for use in humans. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. In case of accidental skin contact, wash area thoroughly with water. Avoid contact with eyes. Humans with known or suspected hypersensitivity to hydrocortisone, aminoglycoside antibiotics, or azole antifungals should not handle this product. In case of accidental ingestion by humans, contact a physician immediately. Physicians may contact a Poison Control Center for advice concerning cases of ingestion by humans. easOTIC Otic Suspension is contraindicated in dogs with known or suspected hypersensitivity to corticosteroids, imidazole antifungals, or aminoglycoside antibiotics. Do not administer orally. Concurrent administration of potentially ototoxic drugs should be avoided. Use with caution in dogs with impaired hepatic or renal functions. Long-term use of topical otic corticosteroids has been associated with adrenocortical suppression and iatrogenic hyperadrenocorticism in dogs. The safe use of easOTIC Otic Suspension in dogs used for breeding purposes, during pregnancy, or in lactating bitches, has not been evaluated.
easOTIC Otic Suspension (Virbac)
Hydrocortisone aceponate, miconazole nitrate, gentamicin sulfate
What is the most important thing I should know about easOTIC Otic Suspension?
easOTIC Otic Suspension is indicated for the treatment of otitis externa (external ear infection) in dogs associated with susceptible strains of yeast (Malassezia pachydermatis) and bacteria (Staphylococcus pseudintermedius).
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving easOTIC Otic Suspension to my pet?
Tell your veterinarian if your dog is pregnant or lactating, or if your dog has liver or kidney issues. Let your veterinarian know if your dog has a history of known or suspected hypersensitivity to corticosteroids, imidazole antifungals, or aminoglycoside antibiotics.
How should easOTIC Otic Suspension be applied?
Apply directly to affected ear once daily for five days or as directed by your veterinarian.
What are the potential side effects of easOTIC Otic Suspension?
In a field study conducted in the United States, there were no adverse reactions reported in 145 dogs administered easOTIC Otic Suspension. In foreign market experience, reports of hearing loss and application site erythema have been received. In most reported cases, the hearing loss and erythema were transient and resolved with discontinuation of easOTIC Otic Suspension.
What happens if I miss giving a dose of easOTIC Otic Suspension?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next one as directed. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
What happens if I overdose my pet on easOTIC Otic Suspension?
If an overdose is suspected, seek emergency veterinary medical treatment.
What should I avoid while giving easOTIC Otic Suspension to my pet?
Do not use in dogs with known tympanic membrane (ear drum) perforation. The use of easOTIC Otic Suspension in a dog with a damaged tympanic membrane can result in damage to the structures of the ear associated with hearing and balance or in transmission of the infection to the middle or inner ear. Immediately discontinue use of easOTIC Otic Suspension if hearing loss or signs of vestibular dysfunction are observed during treatment.
What other drugs will affect easOTIC Otic Suspension?
Concurrent administration of potentially ototoxic drugs should be avoided.
easOTIC Otic Suspension Directions:
- Verify that the tympanic membrane is intact.
- Shake well before each use.
- Priming the canister: Prior to the first use of the dosing canister, prime the pump by depressing the pump 1 to 2 times to fill the clear canula (tip) with a full dose of product.
- Carefully insert the canula into the affected external ear canal(s) and apply 1 mL (a single pump) of Otic Suspension once per day for 5 days.
Wash your hands before and after using easOTIC Otic Suspension.
easOTIC Otic Suspension Dosage:
|All weights||Apply 1 mL (a single pump) once daily for five days or as directed by your veterinarian.|
|Cats||Do not use!|
|Horses||Do not use!|
Keep out of reach of children and pets. Store at temperatures between 20° C-25° C (68° F-77° F), with excursions permitted between 15 ° C-30° C (59° F-86° F).
easOTIC Otic Suspension Ingredients:
|Active Ingredients (per ml)||Amount|
|hydrocortisone aceponate||1.11 mg/ml|
|miconazole nitrate||17.4 mg/ml|
|gentamicin (as sulfate)||1.5 mg/ml||Other Ingredients: Semi-liquid petroleum jelly|