1-800-PetMeds Ear Cleansing Solution is a non-prescription (OTC) product available in 4 oz and 16 oz bottles.
Clear Me is a veterinary formulated otic solution used to clean, dry, acidify, and deodorize your pet's ear canals. It is made from an antibacterial solution containing Aloe Vera and is the perfect solution to clean and help maintain your pet's ear health and cleanliness. It is gentle enough for everyday use and is pleasantly scented.
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Natural remedies for ear infections are a safer alternative to many ear medications because some medications may increase the risk of hearing loss in pets. Our veterinarian Dr. Dym recommends Zymox which contains a natural enzyme to help clear up ear infections. Dr. Dym says, "To help prevent ear infections, it's important to clean your pet's ears regularly with an ear cleanser. When your pet has an ear infection that is itchy, treat it with for 7-14 days and then wait 2-3 days before cleaning your pet's ears or using another ear medication. If the condition worsens, see your veterinarian immediately."These oral prescription antibiotics are used if the bacteria your pet has in their ears are invading the cells rather than living outside the cells: quinolones, azithromycin, and clindamycin.The following prescription antibiotics benefit pets with bacterial ear infections (otitis) but are not safe unless the eardrum is intact: gentamycin ( and ), tobramycin, amikacin, neomycin () and polymixin B. Some pets are allergic to antibiotics, especially to topical neomycin; if your pet's ear becomes worse with antibiotic treatment, stop the medication and call your veterinarian. Diagnosis of PET is made by directly visualizing the eardrum with a microscope, looking for motion with deep breathing or speech. In addition, a tympanogram is often performed to document motion of the eardrum. A history of weight loss or chronic otitis is often found, though is not necessary to make the diagnosis.