Topical Antimicrobial-Corticosteroid Solution
Tresaderm - Merial is a dermatologic solution indicated for the treatment of certain bacterial mycotic, and inflammatory dermatoses and otitis externa in dogs and cats. Tresaderm is used for both acute and chronic forms of these skin disorders.
Many forms of dermatoses are caused by bacteria (chiefly Staphylococcus aureus, Proteus vulgaris and Pseudomonas aeruginosa). These organisms often act as opportunists or concurrent pathogens that may complicate already established mycotic skin disorders, or ear mite infestation caused by Otodectes cynotis. The principle etiologic agents of dermatomycoses in dogs and cats are species of Microsporum and Trichophyton.
Tresaderm formulation combines these several medications in a complementary form for control of the discomfort and direct treatment of dermatitis and otitis externa produced by the infectious agents listed above.
Thiabendazole-Dexamethasone-Neomycin Sulfate Solution
- Neomycin is antibacterial against both gram-negative and gram-positive pathogens.
- Thiabendazole is effective against the important dermatophytes.
- Dexamethasone, a synthetic adrenocorticoid steroid, inhibits the reaction of connective tissue to injury and suppresses the classic inflammatory manifestations of skin disease.
Active Ingredients: Dermatologic solution Tresaderm (thiabendazole-dexamethasone-neomycin
sulfate solution) contains the following active ingredients per ml:
- Thiabendazole . . . 40 mg
- Dexamethasone . . . 1 mg
- Neomycin . . . 3.2 mg
Inactive ingredients: Glycerin propylene glycol, purified water, hypophosphorous
acid, calcium hypophosphite, about 8.5% ethyl alcohol and about 0.5% benzyl
Dosage and Administration: Prior to the administration of dermatologic
solution Tresaderm remove the ceruminous, purulent or foreign material from
the ear canal, as well as the crust which may be associated with dermatoses
affecting other parts of the body. The design of the container nozzle safely
allows partial insertion into the ear canal for ease of administration. The
amount to apply and the frequency of treatment are dependent upon the severity
and extent of the lesions.
Instill 5 to 15 drops into the ear
twice a day. In treating dermatoses affecting other than the ear, the surface of
the lesions should be well moistened (2 to 4 drops per square inch) with Tresaderm twice a day. The volume required will be
dependent upon the size of the lesion.
Tresaderm is limited to seven (7) days maximum duration of administration.
For topical use in dogs and cats.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of
a licensed veterinarian
On rare occasions dogs may be sensitive to neomycin resulting in erythema of the treated area, which may
last for 24 to 48 hours. Also, transient discomfort may be noticed when the drug was applied to fissured or denuded areas. The
expression of pain may last two to five minutes. Application of Tresaderm should be limited to periods not longer than one week.
Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of the reach of children.
How Supplied: 7.5 mL and 15 mL dropper bottles in boxes of 12.
Store in refrigerator (36-46°F).
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