Tresaderm is a safe and effective option for treating bacterial/fungal infections and inflammation of the skin and ears in dogs and cats. What is Tresaderm?
This is a topical medication that is applied to the skin and ears as prescribed by your veterinarian. It contains an antifungal, antibacterial, and corticosteroid that are used to treat susceptible topical infections and related inflammation. What are the benefits of Tresaderm?
- Drops are easy to administer.
- Can be used to treat many susceptible infections on the skin and in the ears.
- Corticosteroid helps to relieve any related inflammation and discomfort.
Tresaderm can be used safely in dogs and cats. How is this medication given?
Apply drops in the quantity and at the frequency that is recommended by your veterinarian. Be sure to prepare the affected area by trimming hair and cleaning and drying it prior to applying Tresaderm. Apply the drops according to your veterinarians instructions and massage. If you do not understand how to use Tresaderm correctly, consult with your veterinarian as incorrect use can cause damage to the ear(s) or worsening of infection. How does this medication work?
The active ingredients in Tresaderm work in combination to kill susceptible fungi/yeast (Thiabendazole) , relieve inflammation (dexamethasone), and kill susceptible bacteria (neomycin) that cause skin/ear problems. What results can I expect?
When your pet suffers from susceptible bacterial/fungal infections on the skin or in the ears, Tresaderm will kill susceptible organisms and relieve associated inflammation so that your pet feels better. If Tresaderm is used for more than 7 days, wound healing could be delayed. You should tell your veterinarian if your pets symptoms are continuing after treatment is complete. What form(s) does Tresaderm come in?
Topical drops. Generic Name:
Thiabendazole, dexamethasone, and neomycin (Common Drug Name)Common Brand Name:
Tresaderm Dose and Administration:
Your veterinarian will tell you how to use Tresaderm properly. If there is excess hair at the treatment area or in the ear(s), trim it than clean and dry the area before each application. Give a dose as soon as you remember if you miss one but never give two doses at once. Do not share Tresaderm with other pets. If you have any questions about Tresaderm, talk to your veterinarian.Uses:
Use Tresaderm topically on the skin or in the ears to kill susceptible bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections and to relieve local inflammation. Possible Side Effects:
You may notice skin irritation and redness at treatment site. Tresaderm may cause temporary pain if it is applied to an area with an open wound. The corticosteroid in this medication (dexamethasone) may cause increased drinking/urination, vomiting, immune suppression, or weight gain if Tresaderm is used too much or for prolonged periods of time. These side effects are usually reversible.
Some pets may be allergic to Tresaderm. Drug and Food Interactions:
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), other corticosteroids, or gentamicin may interact with Tresaderm. Other interactions are possible. Always tell your veterinarian about other medications/supplements your pet is taking. Precautions:
Do not give Tresaderm to your pet if he/she is allergic to any of the ingredients. The corticosteroid in Tresaderm can lead to birth defects In dogs, rabbits, and rodents. Tresaderm should never be ingested. It is for topical use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Storage:
Tresaderm should be refrigerated and kept out of reach from children and pets. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Tresaderm.