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Can you use auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) eardrops in children with earache?

Can you use auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) eardrops in children with earache?

Usually: The ear drop does not cure infection but may give pain relief. They should never be used if there is a hole in the ear drum or drainage from the ear. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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When can you use auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) eardrops in children with earache?

When can you use auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) eardrops in children with earache?

Young : Auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) can be used in infants, children, adolescents, and adults for Otitis media and ear wax removal. Always ask your physician for proper use instructions. ...Read more

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

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

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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

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Does antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution have a steroid in it ?

Does antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution have a steroid in it ?

Not Steriods: This formulation your talking about is very complex and i would advise you to read the pi prescribing information. Which you can get at the physicians desk reference's website. Pdrhealth.Com or some other credible online source. But the answer to your question is no this doesn't contain any steroids in it. ...Read more

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Can antipyrine and benzocaine solution be used for swimmer's ear pain?

Can antipyrine and benzocaine solution be used for swimmer's ear pain?

Yes: This pain relieving solution can be used unless there is an opening in the ear drum, such as from ear tubes or a perforated ear drum. ...Read more

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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

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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


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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

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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

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Antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution can this be used for swimmers ear?

I discourage it: This is a numbing solution for painful ear drums.It has to therapuetic effect and may worsen the swimmers ear.Appropriate antibiotic ear drops would be a better fix. ...Read more

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9 weeks pregnant with ear infection. I took antipyrine & benzocaine eardrops. My doctor said it was okay but am now worried it could harm unborn baby?

9 weeks pregnant with ear infection. I took antipyrine & benzocaine eardrops. My doctor said it was okay but am now worried it could harm unborn baby?

Not a problem: Topical medications do not enter the bloodstream and will not effect your baby. Relax and "enjoy" your pregnancy as much as possible. Oral or injected medications can effect baby, so bring your pregnancy up when these are considered. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medication can I use to numb my whole mouth. Especially my tongue? Orajel, orasol, and benzocaine doesn't do the job.

What over-the-counter medication can I use to numb my whole mouth. Especially my tongue? Orajel, orasol, and benzocaine doesn't do the job.

Nothing: Nothing will numb your whole mouth. What reason could you possibly have to want to numb your whole mouth. Doesn't seem logical. ...Read more

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I am 14 weeks pregnant I have a bad tooth ache is orajel safe to use? Drug facts it's says benzocaine 20% and benzalkonium chloride 0.1 %

I am 14 weeks pregnant I have a bad tooth ache is orajel safe to use? Drug facts it's says benzocaine 20% and benzalkonium chloride 0.1 %

See your dentist: Toothache will not resolve on its own. Dental care is safe and essential during pregnancy. Delay in necessary treatment could cause harm to you and possibly to the baby. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How does benzocaine function?

How does benzocaine function?

Benzocaine : Benzocaine is a commonly used local anesthetic. It is an ester anesthetic that blocks both the initiation and conduction of nerve impulses by decreasing the neuronal membrane's permeability to sodium ions, which results in inhibition of depolarization with resultant blockade of conduction. It basically prevents conduction of the nerve. ...Read more

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How well does benzocaine work?

Pretty well: Benzocaine is a great topical anesthetic when used carefully and properly.

Do not exceed recommended dosages as it may cause a serious condition called methemoglobinemia. ...Read more

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How can benzocaine 7.5% works on premature ejectculation/?

Topical anesthesia: By decreasing sensation from the genitalia. The medicine is an analogue to the numbing medication that dentists use, for example. ...Read more

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Can someone get addicted to benzocaine?

No: A person may continue to use Benzocaine not because (s)he is addicted to it but because (s)he wants continued relief from pain. The drug itself is not addictive. ...Read more

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Would benzocaine make a toothache hurt worse?

No, but: No, but ignoring cause of tooth pain could. See DDS ASAP. ...Read more

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Is it possible to become odd or addicted to benzocaine?

Not likely: Benzocaine is an anesthetic. So is cocaine. I don't think Benzocaine creates euphoria, do it is not likely to be addicting. But then again, i never thought that over the counter cough syrup could be addicting either, but people get addicted to dextromethorphan in otc cough syrup. Go figure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Benzocaine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Benzocaine overdose?

Benzocaine OD: Benzocaine is a topical pain medication. According to Drugs.Com "An overdose of benzocaine topical applied to the skin can cause life-threatening side effects such as uneven heartbeats, seizure (convulsions), coma, slowed breathing, or respiratory failure (breathing stops)." See: https://www.drugs.com/mtm/benzocaine-topical.html ...Read more

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