Mometamax is for dogs only. Do not use in cats or
other animals. Not for human use.
Review all package directions and precautionary statements
Use requires confirmation that the ear drum is intact.
Administer exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
Take care not to get Mometamax in your dog's eyes,
nose, or mouth.
- Thoroughly clean and dry affected ear.
- Shake bottle well.
- Instill 4 drops in the ear in dogs weighing less
than 30 lbs. once daily (2 drops if using the 215 gm bottle).
- Instill 8 drops in the ear in dogs weighing 30 lbs.
or more once daily (4 drops if using the 215 gm bottle).
- Administer treatment for 7 consecutive days, or as
Frequency of Use:
Give Mometamax once per day for 7 days, unless otherwise
instructed by your veterinarian.
If you forget a dose, administer it as soon as you
remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed
dose and resume the treatment schedule at the subsequent dose. Do not
double-dose with this medication.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store Mometamax between 36 and 77 degrees F. Protect
product from heat and moisture.
It is a violation of Federal
Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Mometamax otic suspension contains gentamicin sulfate,
a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against many gram-positive and
gram-negative bacteria. Mometamax also contains the broad-spectrum antifungal
agent clotrimazole. It treats ear infections caused by a number of dermatophytes
and yeast. Mometasone, the third active ingredient in Mometamax, is
a corticosteroid that inhibits the body's inflammatory response.
Mometamax requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Mometamax Ingredients (per gm): gentamicin sulfate 3 mg, clotrimazole 10 mg,
mometasone furoate monohydrate 1 mg, in a mineral oil-based system containing
a plasticized hydrocarbon gel
Keep this product out of reach of children and animals.
Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Mometamax is only for dogs. Do not administer to
other animals. Not for use in humans.
Do not use in dogs with a perforated ear drum.
Use as prescribed.
CAUTION: Not for use in dogs with a
hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. Difficulty breathing, itching,
rash, hives, facial swelling, sudden-onset diarrhea, vomiting, and seizures
are some signs of an allergic reaction. An animal having an allergic
reaction requires emergency veterinary care.
Do not get Mometamax in your pet's eyes, nose,
Complete the prescribed course of treatment. Symptoms
may clear up before the infection is fully treated.
Tell your veterinarian if your dog is pregnant or
Use of Mometamax on non-susceptible bacteria or fungi
may result in overgrowth. Cease administration and seek a different
treatment from your veterinarian.
Not for use in dogs with any condition that contraindicates
Do not use in working dogs such as seeing eye dogs,
police dogs, or military dogs, as this medication may interfere with
Mometamax may cause hearing or vestibular impairment
that is usually, but not always, temporary. If you notice such effects,
discontinue use, flush the ear with water, and contact your veterinarian.
Consult your veterinarian before giving your pet
any other supplement or drug, including other treatments for the ear
infection, during a regimen of this medication.
Avoid concomitant use of drugs known to cause ototoxicity.
Gentamicin is not well-absorbed through the skin.
However, prolonged application to large wounds, burns, or denuded skin
can lead to ear or renal toxicity.
In dogs, diminished appetite, weight loss, ALP (SAP)
and ALT (SGPT) enzyme elevations, excessive thirst, increased urination,
lymphopenia, and neutrophilia have followed use of high-does, parenteral,
or prolonged or systemic synthetic corticosteroids. In addition, canine
Cushing's syndrome may occur with prolonged or repeated steroid therapy.
Ingestion can cause adverse effects, particularly
due to this product's corticosteroid content. In the event of ingestion,
contact your veterinarian.
If you know of or suspect an overdose, contact your
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
U.S. Patent No. 6,127,353.
Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp., Summit, NJ 07901
Made in Canada.
Copyright 2003, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation.
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