Top
10
Doctor insights on: Benzocaine And Antipyrine

Share
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
6 doctors shared insights

Benzocaine And Antipyrine (Overview)

Benzocaine|antipyrine is an ear drop which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agent.


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
6 doctors shared insights

Benzocaine And Antipyrine (Overview)

Benzocaine|antipyrine is an ear drop which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agent.


3

3
Is benzocaine and antipyrine otic solution used for swimmer's ear?

No: Benzocaine and antipyrine are used for middle ear infections. Topical steroid/antibiotic combinations like cipro-hc or cipro-dex are used for swimmer's ear. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
An ER doc gave me benzocaine/antipyrine ear drops yesterday. He said there was no inflammation or obstruction. Still have pain over 24 hours later.

An ER doc gave me benzocaine/antipyrine ear drops yesterday. He said there was no inflammation or obstruction. Still have pain over 24 hours later.

You need: a more "expert" evaluation by an EAR NOSE THROAT Specialist..the drops the ER Doc gave you are a local ANESTHETIC meant to "numb" the pain not TREAT the possible REASONS for the pain! IN NYC a number of sources of such expertise are available.EG 993 Park Avenue ENT Practise! Hope this helps! Dr Z Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Is antipyrine-benzocaine ear drop used for tmj?

Is antipyrine-benzocaine ear drop used for tmj?

No: Antipyrine (fever reducer) Benzocaine (pait reliever) is for rx of earache. Tmj syndrome is a jaw joint problem, often caused or contributed to by malocclusion. Taking ear medication to treat jaw joint is like wearing a corn plaster for a sprained ankle. See your dentist. Ask if examination by orthodontist is in order. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Could ear drops (antipyrine & benzocaine) be dropped on other wounds/infections for pain relief?

Could ear drops (antipyrine & benzocaine) be dropped on other wounds/infections for pain relief?

You can, but: Antipyrine ; Benzocaine have no antibacterial or antiseptic properties. Rec.: wash the area with soap and water, clean with alcohol and apply neosporin otc. Repeat 3-4 times a day until complete healing is achieved. If concerned see your pcp. ...Read more

9

9
Does antipyrine-benzocaine otic help for swimmers ear?

Does antipyrine-benzocaine otic help for swimmers ear?

Not an antibiotic: So will no clear the infection. It may numb it but it may also irritate the ear canal more. See your doctor. ...Read more

10

10
Could antipyrine benzocaine ear drops help cracking and popping in the ears due to fliud ?

No: Fluid in the middle ear is behind the ear drum. The antipyrine drops are instilled into the ear canal and only anesthetize the outer side of the ear drum, which would help the pain of an acute ear infection. They would have no effect on fluid on the other side of the eardrum. ...Read more

Dr. Itzhak Kronzon
144 doctors shared insights

Benzocaine (Definition)

Benzocaine is an ear drop which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
80 doctors shared insights

Auralgan (Definition)

Auralgan is an ear drop which is a kind of ...Read more