Derma-Vetâ„¢ Ointment

Generic Name:

Nystatin + thiostrepton + neomycin + triamcinolone ointment

General Description:

This drug is a combination of medications that are commonly used in dogs and cats to treat ear disorders and certain skin conditions.

What is this drug?
Reasons for prescribing:
What dogs/cats should not use this medication?
Directions:

Read and follow the prescription label carefully.

Give the exact amount prescribed and only as often as directed.

Give this medication for as long as your veterinarian directs.

Do not skip doses or stop giving the medication without consulting your veterinarian.

Dose adjustments may be made based upon an assessment of how your dog or cats is responding clinically.

It may be necessary to clip the hair around the affected area to assist with the treatment of the skin infection.

It may be necessary to clip excess hair from around the ear to assist with cleaning and applying ear medications.

If your pet requires more than one ear medication, discuss with your veterinarian if it is preferable to administer the medications at different times of the day.

Wait until after the ear or skin is clean and dry before administering any medications into the ear or onto the skin.

Avoid getting this medication in your pet's eyes, nose, or mouth.

Always wash your hands before and after applying any topical medication.

If treating a potentially contagious skin condition, consider using gloves to apply the medication and consult with your veterinarian about further measures to avoid spreading the infection.

If you are having difficulty applying the medication or your pet is in discomfort, contact your veterinarian.

Call ahead for refills.

Ideally, give this medication at the same time(s) daily.

Administration of ear medications
What if a dose is missed?

If a dose is missed, give it as soon as you can. If it is time already for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to the normal schedule. Do not give two doses at the same time.

What to tell/ask a veterinarian before giving medication?

Talk to your veterinarian about:

Tell your veterinarian about:

Storage and Warnings:

Nystatin-neomycin-thiostrepton-triamcinolone ointment should be stored in a childproof container in a cool, dry place at room temperature away from heat and direct sunlight.

Pregnant women or women trying to become pregnant should wear gloves when applying this medication or wash hands immediately after application.

Keep this and all medication out of reach of children and pets.

Call your physician immediately if you accidentally take this product.

Potential side effects:
Can this drug be given with other drugs?
Overdosing?

Contact your veterinarian immediately if you pet has accidentally ingested this medication or has received more than the prescribed amount.

What else should I know?

Notify your veterinarian if your animal's condition does not improve or worsens despite this treatment.

As with all prescribed medicines, nystatin-neomycin-thiostrepton-triamcinolone ointment should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed.

It should be given only for the condition for which it was prescribed. Never use ear or skin medications in the eye.

It is important to have any ear problems assessed by a veterinarian prior to applying any medications as incorrect treatment can result in damage to the ear.

Discuss with your veterinarian what is recommended to treat underlying conditions that may predispose your pet to reoccurring ear problems.

This is just a summary of information about nystatin-neomycin-thiostrepton-triamcinolone ointment. If you have any questions or concerns about nystatin-neomycin-thiostrepton-triamcinolone ointment or the condition it was prescribed for, please contact your veterinarian.

NAC Number: 63003510