Animax® Ointment (nystatin-neomycin sulfate-thiostrepton-triamcinolone acetonide ointment)
Animax® Ointment is particularly useful in the treatment of acute and chronic otitis of varied etiologies, in interdigital cysts in cats and dogs and in anal gland infections in dogs. The preparation is also indicated in the management of dermatologic disorders characterized by inflammation and dry or exudative dermatitis, particularly those caused, complicated, or threatened by bacterial or candidal (Candida albicans) infections. It is also of value in eczematous dermatitis, contact dermatitis, and seborrheic dermatitis; and as an adjunct in the treatment of dermatitis due to parasitic infestation.
Important safety information
As with all drugs, side effects may occur. For use in dogs and cats only. Hearing loss, with varying degrees of recovery, has been reported with the use of Animax® Ointment. Be certain the tympanic membrane is not ruptured before instilling medication into the ear. If hearing or vestibular dysfunction is noted during the course of treatment with Animax® Ointment, discontinue its use. SAP and SGPT (ALT) enzyme elevations, polydipsia and polyuria, vomiting and diarrhea (occasionally bloody) have been observed following parenteral or systemic use of synthetic corticosteroids in dogs. Cushing’s syndrome has been reported in association with prolonged or repeated steroid therapy in dogs. Refer to the prescribing information for complete details or visit www.dechra‐us.com.