Baytril® Otic (enrofloxacin/silver sulfadiazine) Antibacterial-Antimycotic Emulsion
Prescribing Information for Veterinary Professionals
Baytril® Otic (enrofloxacin/silver sulfadiazine) Antibacterial-Antimycotic Emulsion is a topical, nonirritating, water-based emulsion that is easy to administer. The product uniquely features two different antimicrobials with activity against difficult pathogens such as Pseudomonas. Silver sulfadiazine (SSD) modifies and weakens cell membranes and walls, while enrofloxacin attacks DNA gyrase to interfere with bacterial DNA replication. SSD also provides activity against yeast.
- Canine otitis externa
CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
PRECAUTIONS: The safe use of Baytril® Otic in dogs with perforated tympanic membranes has not been evaluated. Therefore, the integrity of the tympanic membrane should be evaluated before administering this product. If hearing or vestibular dysfunction is noted during course of treatment, discontinue use of Baytril® Otic.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Baytril® Otic is contraindicated in dogs with suspected or known hypersensitivity to quinolones and/or sulfonamides.