Indicated for the treatment of acute and chronic canine Otitis Externa and canine and feline superficial infected lesions caused by bacteria sensitive to gentamicin.
Why has my veterinarian prescribed Vet Beta-gen Otic Solution?
Corticosteroid ear drops are usually prescribed to decrease inflammation, itching, and pain. This medication may also be used to reduce the amount of ear wax production. Corticosteroid medications commonly found in topical ear treatments include: hydrocortisone, flucinolone, triamcinolone, betamethasone, and dexamethasone. These medicines can be combined with antimicrobials, which are used to treat infections.
How do I give Vet Beta-gen Otic Solution?
First, READ THE LABEL CAREFULLY.
Instill Corticosteroid ear drops in your pet's ear(s) as directed by your veterinarian.
Give Corticosteroid ear drops for as long as prescribed by your veterinarian.
Check the label to determine if Corticosteroid ear drops need to be shaken before you administer them.
Your veterinarian may ask you to clean your pet’s ear(s) before using this medication.
DO NOT give your pet more medicine than directed.
DO NOT give your pet medicine more often than prescribed.
Try not to miss giving any doses.
If I miss a dose, what do I do?
If you miss a dose, give it to your pet as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, then continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.
How do I store Vet Beta-gen Otic Solution?
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Follow manufacture's storage suggestions. Usually, this medicine is stored in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Keep away from heat and direct sunlight.
Do not store this medicine in damp places, in the bathroom, or near the kitchen sink. This medication can break down when exposed to moisture or heat.
What are the potential side effects of Vet Beta-gen Otic Solution?
This medicine is usually well tolerated. If your pet's ear worsens or becomes red and irritated, contact your veterinarian.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
What about possible drug interactions?
Be sure to tell your veterinarian about any other medications or supplements you are giving your pet.
It’s not uncommon for your veterinarian to prescribe two different medications, which may cause a drug interaction to occur. If this happens, your veterinarian may change the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
VetRxDirect's professional staff will provide answers to any relevant questions about this product. Specific questions related to dosages and recommendations are best answered by your pet's veterinarian.
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Vet Beta-gen contains gentamicin and betamethasone, an antibiotic and steroid. The cat should be fine, however it likely was somewhat painful for the cat. Watch and wait; if the cat seems to be experiencing eye problems or pain, please contact your cat's veterinarian.