Osurnia Otic Gel for Dogs is an easy to use, premeasured, single-dose tube to treat otitis externa infections in dogs. What is Osurnia Otic Gel for Dogs? treats otitis externa in dogs associated with susceptible strains of bacteria (Staphylococcus pseudintermedius) and yeast (Malassezia pachydermatis). What are the benefits of Osurnia Otic Gel for Dogs? Easy to use Treats otitis externa infections in dogs Formulated for: Dogs How is this medication given? Use as directed by your veterinarian. How does this medication work? This medication is a fixed combination of three active substances: florfenicol (antibacterial), terbinafine (antifungal) and betamethasone acetate (steroidal anti-inflammatory). Florfenicol is a bacteriostatic antibiotic which acts by inhibiting protein synthesis. Its spectrum of activity includes Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Terbinafine is an antifungal which selectively inhibits the early synthesis of ergosterol. Betamethasone acetate is a glucocorticosteroid with anti-inflammatory activity. What form(s) does Osurnia Otic Gel for Dogs come in? Gel Common Brand Name: Florfenicol, Terbinafine, Betamethasone Generic Name: Osurnia Dose and Administration: Use according to your veterinarian's instructions. Possible Side Effects: The following adverse reactions were reported during the course of a US field study for treatment of otitis externa in dogs treated with Osurnia with 1 tube per affected ear(s) and repeated after 7 days: Elevated Alkaline Phosphatase = 15 (7.9%) Vomiting = 7 (3.7%) Elevated AST, ALT, ALP* = 2 (1.1%) Weight loss (>10% body weight) = 1 (0.53%) Hearing Decrease/Loss = 1 (0.53%) Drug and Food Interactions: Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your dog is taking before starting Osurnia Otic Gel for Dogs. Precautions: Do no use in dogs with known tympanic perforation or a hypersensitivity to florfenicol, terbinafine or corticosteroids. Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of reach of children. Consult a physician in case of accidental ingestion by humans. In case of accidental skin contact, wash area thoroughly with water. Avoid contact to the eyes. Do not administer orally. Dogs with perforated tympanic membranes has not been evaluated. The integrity of the tympanic membrane should be confirmed before administering this product. Reevaluate the dog if hearing loss or signs of vestibular dysfunction are observed during treatment. Storage: Osurnia should be stored under refrigerated conditions between 36° - 46° F (2° - 8° C). To facilitate comfort during administration, Osurnia may be brought to room temperature and stored for up to three months. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Osurnia Otic Gel for Dogs. Size: 1 mL.
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