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Otimectin is especially developed for treating ear mites in cats.
It is not meant for use in other animals, because the active ingredient ivermectine can have adverse reactions in other animals than cats.
The ear mite is a very small grey parasite living in the ear canal, causing scratching around the ear and shaking the head. This and the crab effects will warn the owner that something is wrong.
The infection can easily pass to contact animals, so check and treat if necessary all other cats, dogs and small animals in the household with an ear cleaner with effect on mites.
Otimectin ear gel contains 1 gram of ivermectin as active substance.
Repeat the treatment after 7 and 14 days.
|Type of animal||Cat|
|Age||Very Young, Young, Adult, Senior|
|Indication||Ear mites (Otodectes cynotis)|
|Contra indication||Do not apply to animals with a perforated eardrum.|
|Dosage||Read the instructions and packaging before use.|
Only intended for local application in the ear canal.
The dosage is 1 gram (1 mg of ivermectin) per ear.
Fill up the complete ear canal with Otimectin drops and massage gently until the fluid is evenly in the ear canal divided.
Repeat the treatment after 7 days and after 14 days.
|Composition||Otimectin gel 10 g contains 1 mg/g Ivermectin as active substance.|
Ivermectin belongs to the group of Avermectins.
Ivermectin is effective against various internal- and external parasites, such as ear mites.
Resistance in sensitive ectoparasites is not (yet) known.
The information presented here is a summary of the information leaflet. Consult the full product information leaflet before use.