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Doctor insights on: Cortisporin Tc Otic

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Cortisporin (Definition)

Cortisporin is a corticosteroid/antibiotic combination which is a ...Read more


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External ear infection. Prescribed dexamethasone otic ear drops, can I take this with ibuprofen?

External ear infection. Prescribed dexamethasone otic ear drops, can I take this with ibuprofen?

Yes Ibuprofen: is only if you have pain. But the mainstay are the drops to relieve the ear infection. In severe cases, an oral antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more

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Are neomycin drops effective for swimmer's ear?

Are neomycin drops effective for swimmer's ear?

Can be: Prescription neomycin drops can be helpful with external ear infections but there are newer topical ear medicines that have less issues (allergic reactions, risks) and are even more effective. Strategies for keeping the ear dry are also very helpful in managing external ear infections. ...Read more

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Ear drops called floxin (ofloxacin) -- help my infection?

Ear drops called floxin (ofloxacin) -- help my infection?

Possibly: Ofloxacin otic may be used for treatment of Otitis Externa, Acute Otitis Media in children with tympanostomy tubes and Chronic Supporative Otitis Media with perforated Ear drum (with susceptible microorganisms). ...Read more

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Is it common for Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Otic Suspension USP 10 mL to cause pain with swimmers ear and a middle ear infec?

Is it common for Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Otic Suspension USP 10 mL to cause pain with swimmers ear and a middle ear infec?

Ear pain: The suspension usually does not , the solution which is more acidic can more often. Would have ear checked for TM perforation. ...Read more

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Is ofloxacin ophthalmic solution USP used for ear infections?

Is ofloxacin ophthalmic solution USP used for ear infections?

While: ophthalmic solution might be substituted there is an otic solution that is designed for some types of ear infections. Ofloxacin otic may be used for treatment of Otitis Externa, Acute Otitis Media in children with tympanostomy tubes and Chronic Supporative Otitis Media with perforated Ear drum (with susceptible microorganisms). ...Read more

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Is there a problem using cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear drops for an ear infection with meniers?

Is there a problem using cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear drops for an ear infection with meniers?

Maybe: There are two types of ear infections, middle ear and outer ear infections. Cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) is good for outer ear infections, but not for middle ear infections, which usually are the cause of menieres disease, if an infection is the cause. ...Read more

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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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Can you use a cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear suspension to prevent an ear infection?

Can you use a cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear suspension to prevent an ear infection?

No: Cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear suspension is one of the treatments for a current external ear infection ("swimmers ear"), but is not used for prevention. A mixture of equal parts white vinegar and rubbing alcohol is an old tried-and-true preventative treatment. ...Read more

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How can I treat ear pain+blocked ear sensation?Recurrent for 3yrs.I've used fludrocortisone ace+neomycin sulph+polymyxin b sulph+lidocaine hydrochlrid

How can I treat ear pain+blocked ear sensation?Recurrent for 3yrs.I've used fludrocortisone ace+neomycin sulph+polymyxin b sulph+lidocaine hydrochlrid

Block year feeling: I feel you need complete ENT exam.your external ear and middle year need to be examination.may be it is simple wax problem or infection which need o be treated.may be you need to keep ear dry. ...Read more

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Does cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) cream treat poison ivy?

Does cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) cream treat poison ivy?

It can: Some people have such a mild or no reaction that they need nothing at all. Some people have more itching and cortisone cream can really help but it shouldn't be used more than a week or two. Some people have such a bad reaction they need oral cortisone or even iv! ...Read more

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Can cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) eardrops cause dry sinus or sinus pressure ?

Can cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) eardrops cause dry sinus or sinus pressure ?

Unlikely: Ear drops shouldn't pass through your ear drum (unless you have tubes or a perforation) and should have no effect on your sinuses. ...Read more