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Benzocaine And Antipyrine Medication
Was given auralgan (benzocaine and antipyrine) for ear infection symptoms. Now my ears do nothing but drain, with pain added on to it. Do I actually have an ear infection?
Could very much be: please see your doctor or your ENT specialist ...Read more
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
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
Yes: If it is 5.4%/1.4% solution, 2 to 4 drops in ear(s) up to four times a day. ...Read more
I am allergic to penicillin. Which of these should I avoid? Antipyrine-Benzocaine or Neomycin-Polymyxin hc?
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
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.
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!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
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
Accidentally put antipyrine and benzocaine ear drops in my toddler's eyes multiple times today without realizing it. Didn't flush because didn't know!
Flush: Call poison control in your area. Have him checked. All the best. ...Read more
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?
I have acute otitois media sinisitis upper respiratory infection asthma, strepp and flu. Sick for 12dys how longer will this be? I was on avelox for 7 days, prednisone 50 mg for 5 days antipyrine & benzocaine and norco. I was to be on bed rest and self qu
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
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 %
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
Topical anesthesia: By decreasing sensation from the genitalia. The medicine is an analogue to the numbing medication that dentists use, for example. ...Read more
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
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