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Poloxamer is a great way to administer medication to animal ear canals. It utilizes Reverse Thermodynamics, which means it is a liquid when cold and a semi-solid when warm.

Poloxamer Vet Ear Plugs

  • Used for otitis externa, typically in dogs
  • Active pharmaceutical ingredients, such as antibiotics, antifungals, steroids, or combinations of these, are mixed into the poloxamer base
  • Pre-packed in 5 mL syringes with applicator
  • Applied once in-clinic and left in place for 5-7 days
  • Water soluble – washes out with water irrigation

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Examples

  • Enrofloxacin 2%
  • Ketoconazole 2%
  • Gentamicin 0.3%
  • Triamcinolone 0.25-0.5%
  • Betamethasone Valerate 0.12%
  • Clotrimazole 1%
  • Combination of the above