It can be.... Used to help stop the pain/ discomfort. It is not used to treat the infection itself. Anti-fungal or antibacterial ear drops +/- oral antibiotics are used for treating the infection.
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...