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Medication: Terbinafine

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Synonym(s): Osurnia®, Lamisil®, Neptra®, Claro®


Medication: Terbinafine

Your dog has been prescribed terbinafine as part of a combination product for the treatment of otitis externa or as oral tablets (not approved for veterinary use) for the treatment of cutaneous and systemic fungal infections in dogs.  

Key points:
• Anti-fungal agent.
• Do not use in dogs weighing less than 1.2 kg (ear gel, Europe & UK) or 4 kg (ear drops solution, Europe & UK) as safety has not been established.
• Do not use in dogs younger than 2 months old (ear gel, Europe & UK).
• Do not use in pregnant, lactating or breeding animals.
• Do not use oral products in dogs with active or chronic liver disease or impaired kidney function. 
• Do not use ear products in dogs with generalized demodicosis (demodectic mange).
• Do not use ear products if your dog's eardrum is perforated.
• Combination product contains a corticosteroid and should be used with care in in dogs with a suspected or confirmed endocrine disorder (eg diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism).
• Dosage: one dose of long-acting ear solution or two doses at 7 days intervals.

This information sheet is designed to help answer commonly asked questions and help you give the medication safely and effectively to your pet. It does not contain all available information for this medication. If you have other questions or need more information, contact your veterinarian or pharmacist.Always follow the dosing instructions provided by your veterinarian. 

 

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