Virbac Australia

Skin & Ears

EPIOTIC® ear cleaner for dogs and cats

EPIOTIC® antimicrobial ear cleanser contains actives which deal with a number of problems associated with ears as well as being an ideal ear maintenance product.

  • Cat
  • Dog
  • Australian made
    Australian made

WHAT IS EPIOTIC®?

  • Alcohol-free, non-irritant ear cleanser.
  • Keratolytic, keratoplastic and bacteriostatic actions.
  • Safe: can be used regularly.
  • Can be used on ears and also skin lesions.
  • Easy to use.

RECOMMENDED FOR

Dogs and cats requiring ear cleansing or needing a solution for problem ears.

WHY CHOOSE EPIOTIC?

  • Aids in the treatment of otitis externa - EPIOTIC is a valuable therapeutic option. It has an ideal pH~2.5, creating a hostile environment for bacteria and yeast.

  • Broad spectrum antimicrobial activity - EPIOTIC contains 4 broad-spectrum antimicrobials, treating and protecting against a broad range of infections. The actives are anti-bacterial, keratin modifying, cerumenolytic, anti-pruritic and moisturising.  It has proven in vitro and in vivo efficacy against the major ear pathogens including Staphylococcus intermedius, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus spp and Malassezia pachydermatis.

  • Useful cleaning and preventative agent - Removes cerumen, pus and debris from the ear canal and has a drying agent to remove excess moisture (contains docusate sodium and lactic acid).  Helps leave the ears in optimum condition.

  • Superior coverage and adhesion - Contains a filming agent.

COMPOSITION

  • Lactic acid 25 mg/L
  • Salicylic acid 1.1 mg/L

Also contains docusate sodium, propylene glycol and chloroxylenol (parachlorometaxylenol-PCMX).

DOSAGE & DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  1. Hold the ear flap and lift it into a vertical position.
  2. Aim tip of bottle into the ear canal and squeeze the bottle to apply solution liberally, enabling a flushing action.
  3. Without letting go of the ear flap, gently massage the base of the ear, downward and inward in order to disperse EPIOTIC throughout the ear canal for 1 minute. Then allow the pet to shake its head.
  4. Remove the excess fluid and debris with a ball of cotton wool or tissue and also clean the inside of the ear flap.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 until the excess fluid no longer looks dirty.

PACK SIZES

  • 120 mL
  • 237 mL
  • 500 mL

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FAQ
  • How safe is EPIOTIC?

    It is non-irritant and can be used regularly.

  • Why should I use EPIOTIC?

    It contains actives which deal with a number of problems associated with ear complaints. These actives are anti-bacterial, keratin modifying, cerumenolytic, anti-pruritic and moisturising. This rang enables EPIOTIC® to be a useful cleaning and preventative agent or a valuable therapeutic option. It also contains Docusate sodium to remove excess moisture from a canal. Finally, EPIOTIC can be used on skin lesions as well as in the ears.

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