Benefits* hydrocortisone relieves itching and inflammation* treats both acute and chronic ear infections* no known side affects* can aid in the prevention of viral infections How it works: Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution is a Three-Point Enzyme System, Lactoperoxidase, lysozyme and lactoferrin.When these enzymes are combined they become a powerful antimicrobial formula. Lactoperoxidase is an antibacterial thatinhibits vital bacterial metabolic enzymes. Lysozyme kills bacteria by disrupting the formation of a glycosidic bond between the two components of peptidoglycan, a constituent of the bacterial cell wall.Lactoferrin – an iron-binding protein – is bacteriostatic against a wide range of microorganisms, which means it inhibits the growth of the bacteria. The anti-inflammatory action of hydrocortisone reduces itching and inflammation. Please Note: if your pet has irritated or broken skin, we recommend using Zymox Otic Enzymatic Soltion Hydrocortisone FreeAdministration:Apply liberally to fill the ear canal. Gently massage, working the medication into the infected area. Permit the pet to shake their head to remove excess medication. For acute infections treat once a day for 7 days. For chronic infections, treat once a day for 14 days. Cautions: Do not use this product when using any other topical ear medications or cleansers, since the enzyme activity of Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with Hydrocortisone may not work.Causes of Ear infections: Some factors that may contribute to possible ear infections include: excessive hair, a suppressed immune system, and excessive skin folds in the ear. Active Ingredients:Lactoperoxidase system plus Lysozyme, Lactoferrin, Hydrocortisone 1% Zymox Otic Enzymatic Solution with 1% Hydrocortisone -4.0 oz bottle. I do not receive this product or any others in exchange for this article, I do get a commission for readers clicking the buy now links which helps to differ the cost of hosting this blog and I sincerely hope this article site helps you with your search for Vet Approved Rx products.