Genesis Topical Spray is a topical corticosteroid used for the control of itching associated with allergy dermatitis.
How it works: Genesis Topical Spray is a topical corticosteroid. The anti-inflammatory action of corticosteroids when applied to the affected areas relieves itching and inflammation associated with allergy dermatitis.
Dosage & Administration: Apply this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Apply sufficient pump sprays to uniformly and thoroughly wet the affected areas while avoiding run-off of excess product. Genesis Topical Spray should be applied twice a day for 7 days, once a day for the next 7 days, then every other day for an additional 14 days for a maximum of 28 days of therapy. Store Genesis Topical Spray at room temperature. Keep this medication away from children and pets.
Tip: Do not get Genesis Topical Spray in the pet’s eyes. Use only in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves when applying the medication.
What happens if I miss giving a dose: Give the missed dose as soon as remembered. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, give the regularly scheduled dose. Do not apply a double dose.
What happens if I overdose the pet: Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. An overdose is more likely to occur due to the medication being used over a long period of time beyond the recommended 28 days. Symptoms of overdose may include weight gain, panting, increased thirst, hunger and urination, vomiting, diarrhea, and Cushing's syndrome.
What should I avoid while giving Genesis Topical Spray: Wear gloves when applying Genesis Topical Spray. Use only in a well-ventilated area. Do not get spray into pet's eyes. This medication should not be used beyond 28 days.
Possible side effects of Genesis Topical Spray: If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop applying Genesis Topical Spray and seek emergency veterinary medical attention: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives); increased blood pressure or sudden weight gain. Other less serious side effects may occur. Continue applying Genesis Topical Spray and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences increased urination and hunger; discomfort; sneezing; watery eyes. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
What other medications will affect Genesis Topical Spray: Do not apply any other over-the-counter or prescription medications, including herbal products, during treatment with Genesis Topical Spray without first talking to your veterinarian.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Genesis Topical Spray: Do not apply Genesis Topical Spray to your pet if the pet has a serious bacterial, viral, or fungal infection. Genesis Topical Spray may weaken the pet's immune response and its ability to fight infections. Tell your veterinarian if the pet is pregnant or lactating.
Cautions: Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use any other medications during Genesis Topical Spray treatment without consulting your veterinarian first. Genesis Topical Spray should not be used on pregnant or nursing dogs.