Bayer Baytril Otic is indicated as
a treatment for canine otitis externa complicated by bacterial and fungal
(including yeast) organisms susceptible to enrofloxacin and/or silver sulfadiazine.
is effective when used as a treatment for canine otitis externa
associated with one or more of the following organisms:
Malassezia pachydermatis, coagulase-positive
Staphylococcus spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter spp., Proteus
mirabilis, Streptococci spp., Aeromonas hydrophila, Aspergillus spp.,
Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Candida albicans.
Active Ingredients: Each milliliter of Baytril
Otic contains: enrofloxacin 5 mg (0.5% w/v), silver sulfadiazine (SSD) 10 mg
(1.0% w/v), benzyl alcohol (as a preservative) and cetylstearyl alcohol (as
a stabilizer) in a neutral oil and purified water emulsion. The active
ingredients are delivered via a physiological carrier (a nonirritating
Dosage and Administration:
Shake well before each use.
Tilt head so that the affected ear is presented in an
upward orientation. Administer a sufficient quantity of Baytril
Otic to coat the aural lesions and the external auditory canal. As a
general guide, administer 5-10 drops per treatment in dogs weighing 35
lbs. or less and 10-15 drops per treatment in dogs weighing more than 35
lbs. Following treatment, gently massage the ear so as to ensure
complete and uniform distribution of the medication throughout the
external ear canal. Apply twice daily for a duration of up to 14 days.
Baytril Otic is
contraindicated in dogs with suspected or known hypersensitivity to
quinolones and/or sulfonamides.Precautions:
The 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 the course of treatment, discontinue use of Baytril
Quinolone-class drugs should be used with caution in
animals with known or suspected Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders.
In such animals, quinolones have, in rare instances, been associated
with CNS stimulation which may lead to convulsive seizures.
Quinolone-class drugs have been associated with
cartilage erosions in weightbearing joints and other forms of
arthropathy in immature animals of various species.
The safe use of Baytril
Otic in dogs used for breeding purposes, during pregnancy, or in
lactating bitches, has not been evaluated.
Adverse Reactions: The reactions are uncommon and are characterized by acute inflammation
of the ear canal and pinna.Federal (U.S.A.) Law restricts this drug to use by
or on the order of a licensed veterinarian
Store between 4° and 25°C (40 - 77°F). Store in an
upright position. Do not store in direct sunlight.
How Supplied: Bayer Animal Health - Baytril Otic (enrofloxacin/silver