Mometamax For Dogs Suffering From Ear Infection
Read on to learn about Mometamax for dogs with ear infection, the dosage, side effects, safety guidelines and more.
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Mometamax is a medication for dogs suffering from ear infection. It contains several active ingredients: mometasone, clotrimazole and gentamicin sulfate. This combination is able to fight fungal and bacterial infections as well as reduce swelling and inflammation of the ear.
Mometamax dosage for dogs
The typical dosage of Mometamax for dogs is 4 drops into the infected ear for dogs weighing 30 lbs, and 8 drops into the infected ear for dogs weighing 30 lbs or more. This dosage should be administered once a day (24 hour intervals), and you should complete the full course of medication which is usually 7 days of use.
Is Mometamax safe for dogs?
Mometamax is safe to use on your dog, but you should always seek veterinary approval prior to use (this is a prescription only medication) and follow his or her exact instructions. See below for further safety guidelines.
- Always see the vet for approval and prescription prior to use
- Avoid contact of the medicine with your dog’s eyes, mouth and nose
- Be sure to complete the full course of medication
- Avoid use in dogs with perforated ear drums and monitor your dog for loss of hearing
- Avoid use in dogs allergic to the active ingredients
You should complete the full course of medication unless your dog suffers a severe negative reaction. Dogs with known allergies to any of the active ingredients should not be treated with this substance, and it is sometimes advised to avoid use in pregnant and/or lactating dogs. Use of this medicine for longer than 7 consecutive days may result in adverse effects. Contact the vet immediately if your dog displays signs of hearing loss or any other serious adverse reactions.
Uses of Mometamax for dogs
Mometamax is often used to treat dogs suffering from:
- Ear infection
The several ingredients may fight both bacterial and fungal infections of the ear, and aid in reducing inflammation.
Side effects of Mometamax use in dogs
Possible side effects include loss of appetite, increased frequency of urination and thirst, fluid retention, blistering, hives, itching, skin irritation, as well as gastric effects such as vomiting and diarrhea.
Contact the vet immediately if your dog displays signs of hearing loss, or suffers any other severe unforeseen reactions.