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About Synotic Solution Treating Ear Pain in Pets

Synotic Solution Manages Pruritis and Pain or Inflammation of Chronic Allergies

By Team PetCareRx. May 22, 2013

Synotic Bottle


indications for Synotic Solution

Synotic Solution are used in the managing pruritus and pain or inflammation associated with chronic allergies, infections or otitis in dogs. Inflammation of the external ear canal (otitis externa) could be agonizing to pets and secondary infections caused by yeast or bacteria might make it even more complicated.

Precautions

It is an exclusive topical application for the canine ear canals; never administer through any other route. Fluocinolone acetonide and Dimethyl Sulfoxide are not safe in pregnant animals as it might lead to miscarriage, fetal death, retained placenta, and metritis. If lacerations fail to heal, consult a licensed veterinarian for possible antimicrobial therapy and follow-up. Ensure that the medication does not enter the dog’s eyes; pet owners must wear protective gloves while applying the medication. Never exceed the prescribed dose as it might have serious adverse effects. Do not use Fluocinolone acetonide and Dimethyl Sulfoxide without the prescription of a licensed veterinarian, and thoroughly cleanse the pet’s ears before administering the medication.

Dosage

Synotic Otic solution for veterinary applications is available in 8ml dropper vials. The normal dose for dogs is 4-6 drops, twice a day for a maximum duration of 14 days. Dogs with recurrent otitis might require prolonged otic therapy and sudden withdrawal of the medicine might make the condition worse. As this medicine is hygroscopic, close the cap of the dropper tightly after application.

Side Effects

Commonly reported side effects include temporary mild stinging sensation, which subsides with complete healing. Symptoms of overdose are adrenal suppression, weight loss, and decreased immunity.

Brand/Generic equivalents

Fluocinolone acetonide (0.01%) and Dimethyl Sulfoxide (60%)

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Synotic Solution at a glance

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  • 1For dogs
  • 2A corticoidsteroid medication
  • 3A topical (ear) medication
  • 4Treats ear inflammation, pain, and itch