What is Tresaderm for Dogs?

by Jane Meggitt Google
    Long-eared breeds are more prone to ear infections.

    Long-eared breeds are more prone to ear infections.

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    If your dog suffers from an ear ailment, whether from a fungal or bacterial infection, it's possible your veterinarian will prescribe Tresaderm for treatment. While your vet will prescribe the exact dosage, treatment usually consists of a certain number of drops in your pet's affected ear twice daily. While used primarily for ear inflammation, your vet might also recommend it for other canine lesions.

    Tresaderm Ingredients

    Manufactured by the animal health company Merial, Tresaderm contains several active ingredients to fight canine ear issues. These include thiabendazole, an anti-fungal to combat fungal infections; neomycin sulfate, an antibacterial useful in combating otitis externa and other bacterial infections, and dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory offering itch relief.

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    About the Author

    Jane Meggitt has been a writer for more than 20 years. In addition to reporting for a major newspaper chain, she has been published in "Horse News," "Suburban Classic," "Hoof Beats," "Equine Journal" and other publications. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from New York University and an Associate of Arts from the American Academy of Dramatics Arts, New York City.

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