Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is a topical ophthalmic product intended for use on cats and dogs.
WHAT THIS PRODUCT CURES
Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is used for cleansing and soothing of inflamed and irritated eyes in cats and dogs. It is effective in the treatment of viral, bacterial and yeast infections. Vetericyn formula successfully eliminates the strains of bacteria resistant to the usual antibiotics, such as MRSA.
Cats and dogs often suffer from eye inflammations and irritations. The appearance of the clinical symptoms depends on the eye structures affected by the irritation. The most common and mildest form of the eye inflammation is conjunctivitis. In case of conjunctivitis, the inflammation affects the outer, transparent layer of the eye. In complicated cases, the inflammation can spread to the inner structures of the eye or the surrounding tissues such as eyelids. The inflamed eye is painful and itchy. The animals are squinting and trying to rub the affected eye. The outer surface of the eyeball is red; the skin around the eye is usually moist and dirty from the discharge. The discharge can be clear or pustulous. The front surface of the eye is cloudy in certain cases. In severe cases, the vision is impaired.
Eye inflammation is often associated with allergies, metabolic disorders or auto-immune diseases. It can accompany certain infectious diseases such as Canine Distemper or Feline Infectious Peritonitis. Eye inflammation can be a result of irritation with foreign bodies, irritant liquids or insects.
RELATIVE INFO ON BREEDS MOST ASSOCIATED WITH THIS AILMENT
Breeds with prominent eyes, such as Pekinese dogs or Persian cats are prone to frequent eye inflammations. German Shepherds are genetically predisposed to plasma cell conjunctivitis.
QUESTIONS FOR MY VET
1. What is Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel?
Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is a non-irritating and non-toxic ophthalmic solution for treatment of various eye inflammations and irritations in cats and dogs. It relieves the itching and stinging sensation and cleanses the dirty eyes.
2. How does Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel work?
Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel does not contain antibiotics or steroids. Its effectiveness is based on the Microcyn technology, which kills most of the bacterial strains resistant to the usual antimicrobial agents, without damaging the healthy tissues. This ophthalmic gel is pH neutral and does not sting when it is applied.
3. Is Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel safe for my pet?
Since there are no recorded adverse reactions and drug interactions with Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel; it is considered to be very safe for animals. However, it is advisable to seek veterinary opinion before starting to administer Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel on your pet. Vetericyn is safe to use on young animals. Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is suitable for animals participating in sports competitions since it does not affect the normal biochemistry tests.
4. How is Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel applied?
Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is applied directly into the affected eye. It can be applied liberally directly into the eye or onto the dressing for the eye. It does not require rinsing.
5. What side effects does Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel cause?
There are no recorded side effects of Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel. However, if Vetericyn causes irritation, stop its administration and consult with the veterinarian.
6. What drugs interact with Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel?
There are no known interactions of Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel with other drugs. However, it is wise to consult with the vet if your pet is treated with any other ophthalmic products.
Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is intended only for use on animals. Keep it away from children and pets.
Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is intended only for external use in the inflamed, irritated eyes and dirty.
In case of local irritation of the skin after the application of Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel, stop administering the product and seek veterinary help.
STORAGE AND DISPOSAL
Be sure to prevent the contamination of the bottle opening. Store Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel at the room temperature shielded from the direct sunlight and heat sources. Do not allow the liquid to freeze.
Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel is not harmful for the environment; there are no specific instructions for the disposal.
BRAND VS. GENERIC COMPARISON
There is no generic equivalent of Vetericyn Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel available on the market at the moment.
The active ingredients of Vetericyn Vetericyn Animal Ophthalmic Gel are Hypochlorous Acid (0.008%), Sodium Phosphate (0.400%), Sodium Hypochlorite (0.002%), Sodium Magnesium Fluorosilicate (0.400%), Sodium Chloride (0.066%) and Electrolyzed Water (96.524%).