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Clinical particulars
Target species
Dogs
Indications for use, specifying the target species
For the treatment and control of seborrhoeic dermatitis associated with Malassezia pachydermatis and/or Staphylococcus pseudintermedius.
Contraindications
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients.
Special warnings for each target species
In order to prevent recurrence of the infection, appropriate control methods should be employed in the animal’s environment (e.g. cleaning and disinfection of kennel, beds.
Special precautions for use
i. Special precautions for use in animals
Official, national and regional antimicrobial policies should be taken into account when the product is used. Take care to avoid the animal inhaling the product or getting it into eyes, auditory canal, nose or mouth during shampooing. In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse with plenty of water. If eye irritation persists, consult a veterinarian. Do not allow the animal to lick itself during shampooing and rinsing, or before it is dried. Puppies should not come into contact with nursing females after treatment until the coat has dried.
ii. Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
∙ People with known hypersensitivity to chlorhexidine, miconazole or any of the excipients should avoid contact with the product.
∙ This product may cause hypersensitivity following dermal contact. If you develop symptoms following exposure such as skin rash, you should seek medical advice and show the physician the label or package leaflet.
∙ Accidental eye contact with undiluted product may cause serious eye irritation. . Avoid contact with the eyes. In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse with plenty of water. If irritation persists consult your physician.
∙ The product can be irritating to skin. Avoid prolonged contact with the shampoo by gently washing and drying hands.
∙ Avoid excessive handling and stroking of treated animals immediately following treatment.
Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness)
Skin reactions such as itching and redness may occur very rarely. Pruritic and/or erythematous reaction may appear very rarely in an atopic dog.
Use during pregnancy or lactation
Studies in animals have not produced any teratogenic, foetotoxic or maternotoxic effects due to chlorhexidine or miconazole at the recommended doses. The safety of the product has not been established during pregnancy and lactation. Use only accordingly to the benefit/risk assessment by the responsible veterinarian. And see special precautions for use)
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
No data are available to evaluate interactions with other topically applied products.
Amounts to be administered and administration route
Cutaneous use. As a general rule, shampoo twice weekly until the symptoms subside and weekly thereafter or as necessary to keep the condition under control.
Wet the animal thoroughly with clean water and apply the product to the animal at several points and massage into the coat. Use sufficient to raise a lather on the coat and skin. Ensure that the shampoo is applied around the lips, under the tail and between the toes. Allow the animal to stand for 10 minutes, then rinse off with clean water and leave to dry naturally in a warm, draught-free environment.
Number of treatments per 200ml bottle
Number of treatments per 500ml bottle
Short hair
Long hair
Short hair
Long hair
Up to 15kg
13
6
33
15
16-24kg
10
5
25
13
25 kg or more
8
4
20
10
Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary
No data available.