Name(s): Baytril-Otic (Bayer)
Baytril Otic is indicated as a treatment for acute and chronic canine
otitis externa complicated by
bacterial and fungal pathogens susceptible to enrofloxacin and/or
of Administration: Tilt head so that affected ear is
presented in horizontal orientation. Administer a sufficient quantity
of Baytril Otic to coat the aural lesions and the external auditory
canal. As a guide;
- dogs <16 kg 5-10 drops per treatment;
- dogs >16 kg 10-15 drops per treatment.
Treat twice daily, for a duration of up to 14 days.
Following treatment, gently massage the ear so as to ensure complete
and uniform distribution of the
medication throughout the external ear canal.
The precise duration of treatment varies and is dependent upon the
specific factors in each case.
Otic Side Effects: During clinical trials, 2 of 113 (1.7%)
dogs exhibited reactions that could have possibly resulted from
treatment with Baytril Otic. Both cases displayed local, mild, hypersensitivity
responses of the aural
epithelium to some component within the Baytril Otic formulation