Tresaderm 15 mL is used in pets to treat certain acute or chronic bacterial, fungal and inflammatory skin disorders, as well as otitis externa (ear inflammation).
Cats and Dogs
Each 15 ml dropper of Tresaderm solution contains thiabendazole and dexamethasone neomycin sulfate. Thiabendazole is a fungicide and parasiticide that kills or inhibits fungi and parasites. Dexamethasone neomycin sulfate is a potent anti-inflammatory.
Active Ingredients (per mL)
|Neomycin (from neomycin sulfate)||3.2 mg|
Glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, hypophosphorous acid, about 8.5% ethyl alcohol and about 0.5% benzyl alcohol.
Use this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. The administration of Tresaderm depends on the severity of the condition and the extent of the lesions. The typical dose for the ear is 5-15 drops instilled into the ear twice a day. To treat skin disorders affecting other than the ear, the surface of the lesion should be well moistened with Tresaderm, usually 2-4 drops per square inch, twice a day. Store Tresaderm in the refrigerator. Do not freeze. Tresaderm should not be used for more than one week. Do not use Tresaderm in the eyes. Do not use Tresaderm on pregnant animals. Keep out of the reach of children or pets.
Prior to use, the affected area should be cleaned. Application and use of Tresaderm should be limited to a period of not longer than one week. Do not use Tresaderm in the eyes.
|For use in ears)||The usual dose for the ear is 5-15 drops placed into the ear twice daily|
|For topical use||The usual dose to treat skin disorders affecting other than in the ear is 2 to 4 drops per square inch twice daily|
Side effects associated with this medication are related to the individual ingredients. Side effects following the use of injected or oral corticosteroids include increased thirst and urination, vomiting, diarrhea and Cushing's syndrome following prolonged or repeated steroid therapy. Discontinue use and contact the veterinarian if sensitivity to neomycin, which may cause redness, irritation and swelling, occurs. Continue the medication and talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.