Saturday 21 January


Marbodex Aural Ear Drops

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Presentation


Ear drops, suspension
Homogenous beige to yellow oily suspension

Uses


Treatment of otitis externa of both bacterial and fungal origin respectively due to bacteria sensitive to marbofloxacin, and fungi especially Malassezia pachydermatis sensitive to clotrimazole.
The product should be used based on susceptibility testing of isolated bacteria.

Dosage & Administration


Auricular use.
One drop of the preparation contains 71µg marbofloxacin, 237µg clotrimazole and 23.7µg dexamethasone acetate.

Shake well for 1 minute before use.
Apply ten drops into the ear once daily for 7 to 14 days.
After application, the base of the ear may be massaged briefly and gently to allow the preparation to penetrate to the lower part of the ear canal.

After 7 days of treatment, the veterinary surgeon should evaluate the necessity to extend the treatment an other week.

When the product is intended for use in several dogs, use one cannula per dog.

Contraindictions, Warnings etc


Do not use in dogs suffering from perforation of the tympanic membrane.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients.

The external ear canal should be meticulously cleaned and dried before treatment.

Bacterial and fungal otitis is often secondary in nature. The underlying cause should be identified and treated.

Pharmaceutical Precautions


For external use only. Auricular use.
Avoid contact with eyes in animals. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.

Heavy reliance on a single class of antibiotic may result in the induction of resistance in a bacterial population. It is prudent to reserve the fluoroquinolones for the treatment of clinical conditions which have responded poorly, or are expected to respond poorly, to other classes of antibiotics.
Before treating with the product, the integrity of the tympanic membrane must be verified.
Official and local antimicrobial policies should be taken into account when the product is used.


Quinolone class drugs have been associated with cartilage erosions in weight-bearing joints and other forms of arthropathy in immature animals of various species. The use of the product in young animals is not recommended.

Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the medicinal products to animals.
Wash hands carefully after applying the product.
Avoid contact with eyes. In the event of accidental eye contact, rinse with clean water.
People with known hypersensitivity to fluoro(quinolones) and other compounds in the product should avoid contact with the veterinary medicinal product.

Further Information


Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years.
Shelf life after first opening the immediate packaging: 3 months.

Do not store above 30°C.

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