What If My Dog Licks Animax Ointment

What if my dog licks Animax Ointment? If your dog licks Animax Ointment, it is not extremely toxic, and has been well tolerated. It is rare to cause an adverse undesirable reaction to the cat or dog’s skin or soft tissue.

Dosage and AdministrationFrequency of administration is dependent on the severity of the condition. For mild inflammations, application may range from once daily to once a week; for severe conditions Animax Cream may be applied as often as 2 to 3 times daily, if necessary. Frequency of treatment may be decreased as improvement occurs.

Clean affected areas, removing any encrusted discharge or exudate. Apply Animax Cream (Nystatin-Neomycin Sulfate-Thiostrepton-Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP) sparingly in a thin film.

PrecautionsAnimax Cream (Nystatin-Neomycin Sulfate-Thiostrepton-Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP) is not intended for the treatment of deep abscesses or deep-seated infections such as inflammation of the lymphatic vessels. Parenteral antibiotic therapy is indicated in these infections.

Nystatin-Neomycin Sulfate-Thiostrepton-Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP has been extremely well tolerated. The occurrence of systemic reactions is rarely a problem with topical administration.

Sensitivity to neomycin may occur. If redness, irritation or swelling persists or increases, discontinue use. Do not use if pus is present since the drug may allow the infection to spread.

Avoid ingestion. Oral or parental use of corticosteroids, depending on dose, duration and specific steroid, may result in inhibition of endogenous steroid production following drug withdrawal.

Can Animax Ointment Be Used for Hot Spots on Dogs?

Yes, Animax ointment can be used for hot spots on dogs.

The ingredients in the ointment can help reduce discomfort and treat the underlying cause of the hot spots to help the skin heal faster.


Is Animax safe for dogs to lick?

Warnings. Animax Cream is indicated for use in dogs and cats only. Not for use in animals which are raised for food. Absorption of triamcinolone acetonide through topical application and by licking may occur.

Is Animax Ointment toxic?

Animax Ointment (Nystatin-Neomycin Sulfate-Thiostrepton-Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment) has been extremely well tolerated. Cutaneous reactions attributable to its use have been extremely rare. The occurrence of systemic reactions is rarely a problem with topical administration.

What are the side effects of Animax Ointment?

Possible side effects of Animax:

SAP and SGPT (ALT) enzyme elevations, polydipsia and polyuria, vomiting, and diarrhea (occasionally bloody) have been observed following parenteral or systemic use of synthetic corticosteroids.

Can dogs lick ointment?

All are similar as far as application is concerned. Creams, ointments, and lotions are for external use only. It is important to prevent your dog from licking and swallowing any of these external preparations, as they may contain ingredients that could be harmful if swallowed.