Posatex Otic Suspension provides your dog some relieve from yeast and bacterial infections. What is Posatex Otic Suspension? is an anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal medication for dogs that treats otitis externa associated with susceptible strains of yeast and bacteria. What are the benefits of Posatex Otic Suspension? Treats strains of infections caused by bacteria and yeast like Malassezia pachydermatis Potent anti-inflammatory treatment for dogs Simple once-a-day dosing into the ear canal Formulated for: Dogs How is this medication given? Use as directed by your veterinarian. How does this medication work? Posatex Otic Suspension contains anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties to treat otitis externa, which is inflammation in the ear canal due to yeast and bacteria. Dogs with floppy ears tend to more susceptible to otitis externa since there is a limited amount of air-flow to the ear which creates a moist dark environment where bacteria and yeast thrive. Posatex Otic Suspension works by combining a broad spectrum antibiotic called Orbifloxacin, a potent anti-inflammatory agent called Mometasone Furoate Monohydrate and Novel triazole, a antifungal new to animal health. What form(s) does Posatex Otic Suspension come in? Liquid Common Brand Name: Posatex Otic Suspension Dose and Administration: Use according to your veterinarian's instructions. Dosage varies with every dog. Possible Side Effects: Side effects associated with this medication are related to the individual ingredients. The systemic administration of quinolones such as orbifloxacin has been shown to produce cartilage erosion of weight bearing joints and other signs of arthropathy in immature animals of various species. Mometasone is a corticosteroid but is applied topically. Long term use of topical otic corticosteroids has been associated with adrenocortical suppression and iatrogenic hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease). Posaconazole is an antifungal. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet. Drug and Food Interactions: Avoid using any other medications in your pet's ear unless instructed to by your veterinarian. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with Posatex 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. Precautions: Not for use in humans. Keep out of reach in children. Do not administer orally. Discontinue use if hearing loss is observed. Storage: Store at room temperature. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Posatex Otic Suspension. Size: 7.5 gm.
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