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Isathal is used in dogs for the topical treatment of conjunctivitis associated with Staphylococcus aureus and in particular the biotype Staphylococcus intermedius. In cats for the topical treatment of conjunctivitis associated with secondary staphylococcal infections and in rabbits for the topical treatment of conjunctivitis associated with staphylococcal infections.
Species: Rabbits, Cats, Dogs Therapeutic indication: Pharmaceuticals: Antimicrobials: Topical preparations: Ear/eye/nose Active ingredient: Fusidic Acid Product:Isathal® 10 mg/g Eye Drops, Suspension for Dogs, Cats and Rabbits Product index: Isathal 10 mg/g Eye Drops, Suspension for Dogs, Cats and Rabbits Withdrawal notes: Not for use in rabbits intended for human consumption
1 g suspension contains: Active substance: Fusidic acid 10 mg Excipients: Benzalkonium chloride 0.11 mg as antimicrobial preservative. Disodium edetate 0.5 mg as co-preservative.
Eye drops, suspension. A sterile, white to off-white, viscous formulation.
Dog, cat and rabbit.
Dog: For the topical treatment of conjunctivitis associated with Staphylococcus aureus and in particular the biotype Staphylococcus intermedius. Cat: For the topical treatment of conjunctivitis associated with secondary staphylococcal infections. Rabbit: For the topical treatment of conjunctivitis associated with staphylococcal infections.
The veterinary medicinal product should not be used in conjunctivitis cases associated with Pseudomonas spp. Do not use in cases of known hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of the excipients.
In cats, the possibility of a primary cause of the conjunctivitis should be investigated and treated if possible. In rabbits, conjunctivitis may be associated with dacryocystitis and/or dental disease. In such cases, appropriate additional treatment should be instituted.
Special precautions for use in animals
Official, national and regional antimicrobial policies should be taken into account when the product is used. For external use only. When the tube is squeezed, the veterinary medicinal product comes out as a thick (viscous) drop. The drop quickly becomes liquid on contact with tear fluid and does not affect the sight. Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the contents during use and to avoid the nozzle of the tube coming into direct contact with the eye. Avoid fingers touching the tube nozzle. Do not use the same tube to treat different animals.
Wash hands after applying the product.
Allergic reactions or hypersensitivity to the active substance or the excipients might occur. Discontinue use if hypersensitivity to the product develops.
The product may be used safely in pregnant and lactating animals.
One drop of the veterinary medicinal product should be instilled into the eye once or twice daily. Treatment should be continued for at least 24 hours after the eye has returned to normal. If a clinical response is not evident after 5 days following the commencement of administration, the diagnosis should be re-established. If the animal has one infected eye, it may be advisable to treat both eyes to prevent cross-infection. In such cases, it is better to treat the uninfected eye first to avoid transferring infection via the tube nozzle.
Not for use in rabbits intended for human comsumption.
Pharmacotherapeutic group: Ophthalmologicals containing antibiotics. ATCvet code: QS01AA13
Fusidic acid, the active substance of the veterinary medicinal product, is active against Staphylococcus aureus and in particular against the biotype Staphylococcus intermedius which is a common isolate from clinical cases of canine conjunctivitis. In the cat, ocular bacterial infection is usually secondary to viral, Chlamydia or Mycoplasmal infection or trauma. Among the variety of bacteria found, the Staphylococcus spp. are considered to be sensitive to fusidic acid. In the rabbit, ocular infections are associated with a variety of organisms, which are sensitive to fusidic acid, the most common of which are Staphylococci.
The sustained release formulation of the veterinary medicinal product ensures prolonged retention within the conjunctival sac. Once or twice daily applications will provide inhibitory levels of fusidic acid against the sensitive organisms. Studies have shown that fusidic acid penetrates well into the cornea and anterior chamber in humans and rabbits.
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 3 years. Shelf life after first opening the tube: 1 month.
Do not store above 25ËšC. Replace the cap between applications. Following withdrawal of first dose, use the product within 1 month.
Sterilised aluminium tube laminated on both sides of tube wall with high density polyethylene, with a high density polyethylene nozzle closed with a high density polyethylene screw cap. Pack sizes: Available in a carton containing a 3 g and 5 g tube. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
Dechra Veterinary Products A/S, Mekuvej 9, DK-7171 Uldum, Denmark.
11 November 1993
For animal treatment only. To be supplied only on veterinary prescription. Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Legal category: POM-V
GTIN description:Isathal 10 mg/g Eye Drops, Suspension for Dogs, Cats and Rabbits GTIN:05701170334869
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