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Epiotic®

Maintain a healthy ear using EpiOtic®

Use EpiOtic® regularly to help maintain routine ear cleaning and to aid in the prevention of ear infections (Otitis Externa)

Product Features & Benefits: 

Easy to use & short nozzle - to limit microbial contamination and reseeding of infection

Gentle & soothing - neutral ph for optimal tolerance for dogs, cats, kittens and puppies

Anti-odour - neutralises unpleasant smells

Anti-bacterial - pcmx for antibacterial properties EDTA to disrupt the outer membrane of gramnegative bacteria, rendering them easier to kill.

Defensin© technology - stimulates the synthesis of endogenous anti-microbial peptides1 helps the skin to defend itself against pathogens2

Anti-adhesive - glycotechnology to limit microbial adherence and surface proliferation3,4, easier killing and removal of bacteria5

Cleansing & drying - salicylic acid and non-ionic surfactant to help remove dirt and excess wax docusate sodium dries ears

 

Presentations Available:

60ml & 125ml

 

1. Marsella, R., Athrens, K., Vesney R, & Santano, D. (2013). Evaluation of the in vitro effect of plant extracts on the production of antimicrobial peptides and inflammatory markers in canine keratinocytes: a pilot study, Veterinary Dermatology, 24 308 – 309.
2. Jenssen, H., Hamil, P.A. & Hancock, R.F.W. (2006). Peptide antimicrobial agents, Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 19, 491-511
3. McEwan, N.A., Reme, C.A., Gatto, H. & Nuttall, T.J. (2006). Sugar inhibition of adherence by Staphylococcus intermedius to canine corneocytes, Veterinary Dermatology, 17(5), 358.
4. McEwan, N.A., Kelly, R., Woolley, K., Reme, C.A., Gatto, H. & Nuttall, T.J. (2007). Sugar inhibition of Malassezia pachydermatis to canine corneocytes, Veterinary Dermatology, 18(3), 187-188.
5. McEwan, N.A., Reme, C.A., Gatto, H. & Nuttall, T.J. (2008). Monosaccharide inhibition of adherence by Pseudomonas aeruginosa to canine corneocytes, Veterinary Dermatology, 19, 221-225.4.