Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine)
What is Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine) used for?
Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine) is an antibacterial solution used to treat infections caused by bacteria affecting the ears of dogs or cats. The medication rinses away wax and buildup while preventing bacteria from reproducing allowing your pet's immune system to destroy it naturally. Your veterinarian may also recommend its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine) ?
Follow your veterinarian's instructions while using Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine) for the most effective treatment as the dosage will be based on your pet's health and symptoms. It is normally administered once or twice each day by cleaning buildup from the ear, dispensing the medicine into the animal's ear, massaging the ear canal for several seconds, and allowing the pet to shake any remaining medication from its ear. Do not make any changes to the dosage in order to prevent unexpected health problems from occurring.
What are the side effects of Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine) ?
Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine) will not commonly cause side effects in most animals when used correctly. If you do notice any unusual symptoms such as a rash in the ear, unusual discharge, or signs of an allergic reaction (swelling, trouble breathing, hives, or severe rashes), consult your veterinarian immediately. It may be necessary to adjust the dosage or application frequency to prevent more problems from occurring.
Do not use Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine) if your pet has a perforated ear drum or has had the ear drum removed. You are also recommended to bring your dog or cat in for a health check before using the medication to make sure it does not have any conditions that may cause complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your veterinarian or pharmacist while using Baytril Otic (Enrofloxacin/Silver Sulfadiazine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the animal and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain animals, it is essential you always inform your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or nursing, as well as if it has any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if it is taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if your pat has an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.