Gentacalm Topical Spray
Gentamicin Sulfate With Betamethasone Valerate
Gentacalm Topical Spray - Dechra is used for the treatment of infected superficial skin lesions in dogs caused by bacteria
sensitive to gentamicin. Gentacalm Spray provides antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity to irritated and infected skin lesions.
Gentamicin, a broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic, is a highly effective topical
treatment for gram-positive and gram-negative bacterial infections of the skin. Gentamicin is active against the following organisms isolated from canine
skin: Alcaligenes sp., Citrobacter sp., Klebsiella sp.,
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, indole-positive and negative Proteus sp,
Escherichia coli, Enterobacter sp., Staphylococcus sp.,
and Streptococcus sp.
valerate provides anti-inflammatory
and antipruritic activity in the topical management of corticosteroid
responsive infected superficial lesions in dogs.
Each mL contains: gentamicin sulfate equivalent to
0.57 mg gentamicin base, betamethasone valerate equivalent to 0.284 mg
betamethasone, 163 mg isopropyl alcohol, propylene glycol, methylparaben
and propylparaben as preservatives, purified water q.s. Hydrochloric
acid may be added to adjust pH.
Dosage and Administration:
treatment, remove excessive hair and clean the lesion and adjacent area. Hold
bottle upright 3 to 6 inches from the lesion and depress the sprayer head
twice. Administer 2 to 4 times daily for 7 days.
Each depression of
the sprayer head delivers 0.7 mL of Gentacalm Topical Spray.Precautions:
recommended dose beyond 7 days may result in delayed wound healing. Animals
treated longer than 7 days should be monitored closely.
Oral or parenteral use of corticosteroids, depending on dose, duration, and
specific steroid may result in inhibition of endogenous steroid production
following drug withdrawal.
presently receiving or recently withdrawn from systemic corticosteroid
treatments, therapy with a rapidly acting corticosteroid should be considered
in especially stressful situations.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed
Plastic spray bottle containing 60 mL, 120 mL or 240 mL of Gentacalm Topical
between 2°C and 30°C (36°F and 86°F).
Dechra Veterinary Products
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