Anti-Itch Spray (Solution for External Use)

Anti-Itch Spray (Solution for External Use)
Anti-Itch Spray (Solution for External Use)
Ingredients: Triamcinolone, chloramphenicol, metronidazole, lidocaine hydrochloride
Application: External use
Type of formulation: Care and hygiene

CHARACTERS

Colorless to yellow-colored, slightly opalescent solution with a characteristic odor of the components. An insignificant precipitation is tolerable.

COMPOSITION

1 mL of solution contains:

- Active substances:

Triamcinolone – 0.5 mg;

Chloramphenicol – 5.0 mg;

Metronidazole – 10.0 mg;

Lidocaine hydrochloride – 50.0 mg.

- Excipients:

Isopropanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, calendula aqueous-alcoholic extract, a flavor, polyethylene glycol. 

PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES

Anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, analgesic, and bactericidal actions of the medicinal product are caused by the properties of the components of the medicinal product.

Triamcinolone is a glucocorticoid that exerts a pronounced anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, and desensitization action. Its mechanism of action consists in blocking the release by eosinophils of inflammation mediators, including prostaglandins that potentiate the inflammatory process; in reduction in mast cells that produce hyaluronic acid; in capillary permeability reduction.

Lidocaine acts as a local anaesthetic, favors a prompt relief of inflammatory and allergic reactions.

Chloramphenicol and metronidazole exert a bactericidal action and are active with respect to most gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, as well as a mycotic infection.

The calendula extract has both bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties; speeds up tissue regeneration and the wound healing process.

The complex of the biologically active substances, which are the components of the spray, promotes to effective treatment of inflammatory and allergic reactions of the skin, as well as of otitises in cats and dogs.

If used at the recommended doses, the medicinal product exerts neither topically irritant, allergic, nor sensitization effect.

INDICATIONS FOR USE

Use in cats and dogs to treat acute and chronic otitises and dermatitides of allergic or general etiology, that are complicated by the primary or secondary bacterial infection: urticaria, atopic dermatitis, eczema, diffuse neurodermatitis, alopecia, scratches, infected dermatitides, reactions to bites of insects or other parasites.

ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE

The medicinal product is used externally.

When treating dermatitides in cats and dogs, apply the spray to affected surfaces after their preliminary sanitation twice a day. Apply the spray in a thin layer for 5 to 10 days till the clinical recovery. Before use, shake the vial with the medicinal product for 20 to 30 seconds and, holding it vertically, press the spraying nozzle and direct the nozzle to the affected surface of animal’s body from a distance of 10 to 15 cm.

When treating otitises in cats and dogs, clean the external ear canal of crusts and wipe thoroughly. Before use, shake thoroughly the vial with the medicinal product for 20 to 30 seconds. Hold the vial vertically and press the spraying nozzle while directing the nozzle to the pinna and try to wet it uniformly. Then fold the pinna in half and massage its base. Treat 2 to 3 times a day for 5 to 7 days. The treatment course may be extended at vet’s discretion.

It is not recommended to miss any next scheduled treatment with the medicinal product, for this may result in treatment efficacy reduction.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Individual hypersensitivity of the animal to any of the medicinal product components including in past medical history. It is not recommended to use the medicinal product to pregnant and lactating animals, puppies and kittens of up to 8 weeks of age, in diabetes, in viral diseases.

Upon appearance of individual hypersensitivity to the medicinal product, terminate using it and, if required, prescribe symptomatic therapy.

PRECAUTIONS

Do not combine with any other medicinal products for external use that contain corticosteroid hormones.

The medicinal product is compatible with other veterinary medicinal products and feed supplements.

Depression, salivation, gastrointestinal tract disorders have been reported in some animals with individual hypersensitivity to the medicinal product components.

When handling the medicinal product, the general rules of personal hygiene and occupational safety and health when handling veterinary medicinal products should be complied with.

HOW SUPPLIED

30-mL, 50-mL, 100-mL polymeric vials with mechanical spraying nozzles. Secondary package: carton.

STORAGE

Store in the original package at a dry place protected from light and moisture separately from feed and food at between 5 °С and 25 °С. Keep out of reach of children.

SHELF LIFE

2 years.

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