Anupco


ANCOSPECTRINE

Eardrops

COMPOSITION

Neomycin sulfate 5,000 I.U.- Polymyxin B sulfate 10,000 I.U. – Lidocaine hydrochloride 40 mg – Sulfiram 50 mg- Dexamethazone 1 mg – Excipients up to 1 ml

PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES

In ANCOSPECTRINE ear drops five active ingredients have been combined:

- Neomycin: aminoglycoside antibiotic, bactericidal against Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.

- Polymyxine B: bactericidal antibiotic against Gram-negative pathogens; one of the most active principles against Pseudomonas.

- Sulfiram: an organic sulphur-derivative with antiparasitic (Otodectes cynotis) and fungicidal (Pityrosporum, Candida) properties.

- Dexamethasone: a glucocorticosteriod with an antiphlogistic activity 25 times as strong as the activity of hydrocortisone.

- Lidocaine: a local anaesthetic, twice as active as procaine.

INDICATIONS

Acute and chronic otitis externa caused by bacteria and/or parasites. Eczematous, allergic or ulcerative lesions of the external ear canal.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS

ANCOSPECTRINE is not to be used in case of perforated eardrum, since the product is potentially ototoxic. Not to be administered to animals with a history of hypersensitivity towards one of the components.

DOSAGE AND MODE OF ADMINISTRATION

Shake before use.

ANCOSPECTRTINE should be administered once or twice daily. The number of drops to be instilled in the ear depends on the animal’s size and on the state of the infection:

- Dogs weighing less that 5kg and cats: 3 drops

- Dogs weighing 5-10 kg: 5 drops

- Dogs weighing over 10 kg: 10 drops

Treatment should be continued for at least 1 week, and treatment should be prolonged in chronic cases of otitis.

UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS

Erythrema and pruritis can occur after instillation of ANCOSPECTRINE. These phenomena however are transient. Peeling off at the extrenal ear canal can occur, this is transient and does not influence the healing process.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR USE AND WARNINGS

Before each treatment, the ear canal to be cleaned and hair and other objects removed.

PACK SIZE

15 ml drop bottle.

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