BNT is the most commonly requested compounded item utilized by licensed veterinarians to treat ear infections in companion animals. BNT contains Enrofloxacin (an antibiotic to treat bacterial infection), Itraconazole (to help prevent fungal growth secondary to the antibiotic treatment), and Triamcinolone (an anti-inflammatory) in an anhydrous base to further discourage fungal overgrowth. Many veterinarians will treat by using two mls per ear with BNT and rechecking 2 weeks later; rev-evaluation may require another treatment cycle.
BNT is a compounded product of McMahan Pharmacy, made only upon request by the prescribers and used only by veterinarians. It should not be used in an animal with a ruptured eardrum. BNT is also available as anhydrous otic drops.