New Single-dose Treatment for Canine Otitis Externa Launches in Canada
Mississauga, March 11, 2019 – Bayer in Canada announced the launch of Claro®, the only single-dose, veterinarian-administered first-line treatment for canine otitis externa. Claro® is used specifically for the treatment of otitis externa in dogs associated with susceptible strains of yeast (Malassezia pachydermatis) and bacteria (Staphylococcus pseudintermedius).
Otitis externa is one of the most common reasons dog owners take their dog to a veterinarian. The condition is frustrating for both canine patients and their owners. It is caused by inflammation of the external ear canal and is often accompanied by secondary infections. Otitis externa can cause pain, itching and a strong odour in affected dogs. Most existing treatments require dog owners to apply ear medications at home, which can be challenging.
Claro® is intended to be a first-line treatment for otitis externa that addresses the needs of veterinarians and dog owners. It is a clear liquid solution featuring a fixed combination of antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory ingredients that penetrates deep into swollen ear canals. A single dose lasts for 30 days. The unique single-dose veterinarian-administered treatment spares pet owners the frustration of in-home application and eliminates veterinarian uncertainty about pet owner compliance.
For more information on Claro®, please visit www.claro.bayer.ca.
Claro® is indicated for the treatment of canine otitis externa in dogs associated with susceptible strains of yeast (Malassezia pachydermatis) and bacteria (Staphylococcus pseudintermedius). A single, 1 ml dose in each affected ear treats dogs of all sizes.
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