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• Successfully fights bacterial infections of the skin and ears
• Also treats inflamed skin and ears
• Drops make ear application easy
• Results in a week, or less
How it works:
Each 15 ml dropper of Tresaderm solution contains thiabendazole and dexamethasone neomycin sulfate. Thiabendazole is a fungicide and parasiticide that kills or inhibits fungi and parasites. Dexamethasone neomycin sulfate is a potent anti-inflammatory.
For topical use on the skin or ears only. Do not get in eyes.
Thiabendazole, dexamethasone, neomycin sulfate
What is the most important information I should know about Tresaderm: Tresaderm is a prescription medicine FDA approved for veterinary use in dogs and cats. Tresaderm is available as a dermatologic solution in a 15ml dropper bottle for use in the ear(s) or to apply topically to the skin. Each ml of solution contains 40mg thiabendazole, 1mg dexamethasone, and neomycin sulfate equivalent to 3.2mg of neomycin. Prior to use the affected area should be cleaned. Application and use of Tresaderm should be limited to a period of not longer than one week. Do not use in the eyes.
What is Tresaderm: Tresaderm is a dermatologic solution used in dogs and cats as an aid in the treatment of certain acute or chronic bacterial, fungal and inflammatory skin disorders as well as otitis externa. Tresaderm may also be used for purposes other than those listed.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Tresaderm to my pet: Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant. Do not use Tresaderm if the pet is allergic to any of the individual ingredients.
How should this medication be used: Use this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. The administration of Tresaderm depends on the severity of the condition and the extent of the lesions. The typical dose for the ear is 5-15 drops instilled into the ear twice a day. To treat skin disorders affecting other than the ear, the surface of the lesion should be well moistened with Tresaderm, usually 2-4 drops per square inch, twice a day. Store Tresaderm in the refrigerator. Do not freeze. Tresaderm should not be used for more than one week. Do not use Tresaderm in the eyes. Do not use Tresaderm on pregnant animals. Keep out of the reach of children or pets.
What happens if I miss giving a dose: Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next one as directed. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
What happens if I overdose the pet: An overdose of this medication is unlikely. If an overdose is suspected, seek emergency veterinary medical treatment.
What should I avoid while using Tresaderm on my pet: Do not use this medication in pets allergic to it or any of the individual ingredients. Discontinue use of this medication and contact the veterinarian if hearing loss is noted during treatment.
What are the possible side effects of Tresaderm: Side effects associated with this medication are related to the individual ingredients. Side effects following the use of injected or oral corticosteroids include increased thirst and urination, vomiting, diarrhea and Cushing's syndrome following prolonged or repeated steroid therapy. Discontinue use and contact the veterinarian if sensitivity to neomycin, which may cause redness, irritation and swelling, occurs. Continue the medication and talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
What other drugs will affect Tresaderm: Before using Tresaderm, tell your veterinarian if your pet is using other antibiotic, antifungal or corticosteroid medications either topically or by mouth. Talk to the veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines.
Where can I get more information: Your pharmacist has additional information about Tresaderm written for health professionals that you may read.