Nutri-Vet Sport Ear Wash with Aloe Vera for Dogs
GENERIC NAME:Medicated ear flush
Medicated ear flush is used in dogs and cats to clean the ear during an active ear infection. Medicated ear flush usually contains a drying agent as well as a cleaning agent that is active against bacteria. Removing excess debris and wax from an infected ear is an important component of successfully treating ear disease as it allows for other medications to penetrate deeper into the canal.
REASONS FOR PRESCRIBING:
WHAT DOGS/CATS SHOULD NOT USE THIS MEDICATION?
CLEANING THE EAR
- Check label directions and shake the bottle if necessary
- Lift the ear flap so that it is pointing straight up
- Apply the ear flush liberally into the canal
- Massage near the base of the ear to encourage the debris to soften
- Allow your pet to shake their head to assist with removal of the fluid and debris
- Wipe away any loose debris from the ear flap and canal with a cloth, gauze, or cotton ball
- You may need to repeat several times depending on the amount of debris that is present
- Do not use cotton applicator swabs in the canal due to potential for injury
- Wash your hands after cleaning your pet's ears
- Always praise and reward your pet to encourage cooperation
WHAT IF A CLEANING IS MISSED?
STORAGE AND WARNINGS:
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS:
CAN THIS DRUG BE GIVEN WITH OTHER DRUGS?
- Do not give new food or medications without first talking to your veterinarian
- If your pet experiences any unusual reactions when taking multiple medications, contact your veterinarian
WHAT TO TELL/ASK A VETERINARIAN BEFORE GIVING MEDICATION?
- When your pet will need to be rechecked
- How often does your pet's ears need to be cleaned
- What tests may need to be performed prior to and during treatment with the medicated ear flush
- What are the risks and benefits of using the medicated ear flush
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?
This is just a summary of information about Medicated ear flush. If you have any questions or concerns about Medicated ear flush or the condition it was prescribed for, please contact your veterinarian.