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A 26-year-old male asked:

The dose for ciprodex ear drops is normally for 7 days. how long after the first completion (after 7 days) can it be used again? can it be used for longer than 7 days for chronic infections?

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Dr. Michael Segal
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Shouldn't: For otitis externsa (ear canal infection also called swimmer's ear). One 7 day course usually enough, if not get ear canals cleaned out before starting a second course.
Last updated Nov 26, 2020

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