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What is GentaSpray Topical Spray used for?
GentaSpray is a topical spray containing an antibiotic and an anti-inflammtory. It is used to treat hot spots, superficial lesions and infections in dogs. The active ingredients in GentaSpray are gentamicin sulfate and betamethasone valerate. Because of the two active ingredients, GetnaSpray can fight the infection and reduce inflammation and itching.
How should I use GentaSpray Topical Spray?
GentaSpray contains 0.57 mg gentamicin per mL and 0.284 mg betamethasone per mL. Each spray from the bottle provides 0.7 mL of GentaSpray.
GentaSpray should be applied to your pet two to four times throughout the day for seven days.
Remove any excess hair from the infected area before applying, and then and spray two sprays on the area from 3 to 6 inches away.
What are the side effects of GentaSpray Topical Spray?
GentaSpray produces very few side effects when used and the correct dosage and for a short time. Overdosage or prolonged use can result in complications.
Systemic use of Corticosteroids has been shown to cause:
Cushing's syndrome has been observed in some dogs if steroid therapy is prolonged or repeated.
GentaSpray should only be used to treat infections resulting from bacteria that is susceptible to gentamycin. Overgrowth of non-susceptible bacteria can occur.
Use Gentamycin for no longer than 7 days unless advised by your vet. Wound healing can be delayed if treatment exceeds 7 days. Additional side effects can also occur.
Ingestion of gentamycin can cause adrenocorticoid overdosage. Make sure to only apply GentaSpray topically.
Corticosteroid use during pregnancy can cause birth defects. Make sure your vet is aware if your dog is pregnant.