Mometamax® ear infection treatment combines antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antifungal treatments that is effective on inflammation and bacterial infections of the ear in dogs. Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. Mometasone is a corticosteroid. Clotrimazole is used to treat fungal infections. The combination of these three ingredients reduce itching and inflammation and help to control skin infections from bacteria and yeasts. Mometamax® is used topically for treatment of ear infections and other skin conditions of the ear in dogs.
gentamicin sulfate, mometasone furoate, clotrimazole
Possible side effects may include skin irritation and redness. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.
Mometamax® is indicated for the treatment of otitis externa in dogs caused by susceptible strains of yeast and bacteria.
Mometamax® should be applied as directed by your veterinarian. Clean and dry the external ear prior to administration. Shake bottle well before use. Gently squeeze the prescribed amount of this medication (usually in drops) as directed by veterinarian into ear and massage the ear to distribute the medication.
This medication is not labeled for use beyond 7 days. Avoid getting this medication into your dog's eyes, nose or mouth. Do not use in dogs with perforated ear drums. Inform your veterinarian if hearing loss in noted during the use of this medication, while most effects are temporary, some hearing or balance impairment may not be reversible.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and a drug interaction may be anticipated. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.