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Ofloxacin eye drops for ear infection?

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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
OK: Can't put non-ophthalmic (/-eye) safe meds into eye, but can put eye-safe meds elsewhere.
Answered on Feb 6, 2020
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