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What does Otomax treat in dogs? Otomax® Otic Ointment is indicated for the treatment of canine acute and chronic otitis externa associated with yeast (Malassezia pachydermatis) and/or bacteria susceptible to gentamicin.
Can you buy Otomax over the counter? Otomax is an antimicrobial, corticosteroid and antifungal combination used on dogs for the treatment of acute and chronic otitis externa associated with yeast and/or bacteria susceptible to gentamicin. Otomax may also be used for other purposes. Otomax requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Is Otomax for dogs an antibiotic? Otomax contains an antibiotic and an antifungal.
How long should I use Otomax for dogs? Veterinarians recommend Otomax to be used for seven consecutive days. The medication needs to be applied to the external ears twice a day for a week to be effective. Smaller dogs (under 30lbs) need four drops from the 7.5g tube, 15g tube, 15g bottle, and 30g bottle, which is doubled for bigger dogs (above 30lbs).