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SEBAZOLE® antibacterial shampoo for dogs and cats

Keratolytic, keratoplastic, antibacterial, antifungal and antipruritic wash for dogs and cats.

  • Cat
  • Dog
  • Australian made
    Australian made

WHAT IS SEBAZOLE®

SEBAZOLE shampoo offers broad-spectrum antibacterial action and aids in the treatment of ringworm.

RECOMMENDED FOR

Dogs and cats affected by Malassezia dermatis, localised dermatophyte or generalised fungal infections.

WHY CHOOSE SEBAZOLE?

  • Antipruritic shampoo for greasy, infected, smelt skin.
  • Keratolytic and keratoplastic actions.
  • For dogs and cats.
  • Ideal for scaling, flaking skin conditions (seborrhoea).

COMPOSITION

  • Econazole nitrate 10 mg/mL
  • Sulphur (as sodium thiosulphate 75mg) 19.4 mg/mL
  • Sodium salicylate 35 mg/mL
  • Chloroxylenol   5 mg/mL

DOSAGE & DIRECTIONS FOR USE

  1. Wet coat with warm water.
  2. Massage SEBAZOLE into wet coat and lather freely, then rinse.
  3. Repeat the above but allow the lather to remain on the skin 5-10 minutes before rinsing well.

Note: 2-3 applications per week for up to 4 weeks may be necessary for some skin disorders.

PACK SIZES

250 mL

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FAQ
  • Can SEBAZOLE be used in puppies and kittens?

    SEBAZOLE is a topical shampoo that is not specifically contra-indicated for use in puppies and kittens when used according to the label instructions. If young animals have a serious skin disorder that requires treating it is more beneficial to treat topically than not to treat at all. Medicated shampoos are applied and rinsed off so there is time for the actives to work but the residual toxicity will be less (negligible) than other parenteral forms of antifungals. Multiple dose safety studies have been conducted in young pups and kittens with no problems being detected.

  • How does SEBAZOLE provide an integrated approach to kerato-seborrhoeic syndrome (KSS)?

    SEBAZOLE contains Sulphur and Sodium Salicylate which are well recognised in removing the scales and crusts associated with Seborrhoea. This improves the penetration of Econazole and Chloroxylenol. SEBAZOLE is an integrated approach to treating kerato-seborrhoeic syndrome as it is changing the skin environment to favour the activity of its major actives.

  • How effective is SEBAZOLE at controlling ringworm?

    Ringworm is just a specific form of fungal infection (dermatophyte) so SEBAZOLE will be very effective. It is often local (a few affected areas) rather than generalised so SEBAZOLE may be all that is required. For generalised cases you will find that the affected animal is in need of many therapies, including antibiotic and/or antifungal tablets, so SEBAZOLE should be used as one of the approaches to treatment.

    Topical shampoos would be the treatment option of choice for localised patches of ringworm.

    a. 2 washes / week for 4-5 weeks or
    b. Daily washes for 3-4 days then weekly.

    Continue treatment until the hair regrows from the affected patches.

  • Why are there different concentrations of Econazole and Miconazole in the two major antifungal shampoos?

    Econazole is a structural analogue of Miconazole and is effective at significantly lower concentrations than Miconazole.

  • Why have Sulfphur and Sodium Salicylate in SEBAZOLE?

    Sodium Thiosulphate and Sodium Salicylate have been retained to change the skin environment and enhance penetration of the other antibacterial and antifungal ingredients in SEBAZOLE®. This results in a product with strong and specific actives covering a wide range of offending organisms whilst still being able to clean the skin and provide an environment for these actives to work.

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