Are floxin (ofloxacin) ear drops good for ear infections?

External infection? Ear drops are primarily used for otitis externa, (outer canal infection). If you have a middle ear infection, (otitis media), you may need oral antibiotics.
For right problem . Only for infections of the external ear canal skin. Not for middle ear infections and not for pain related to referred otalgia (ear pain caused by something other than the ear).
For some 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).

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I have an ear infection and I was given what I thought was ear drops but it's ofloxacin 0.3% eye drops. What should I do?

Try it. You can give it a shot, using the eye drops, as the active ingredient is appropriate for treating ear infections. If you receive no relief in a day or two, contact your physician for the ear drop equivalent. Read more...

I have middle ear infection with slight discharge but no pain. I', given by ENT doc ofloxacin opth drops + cefpodoxime 200 tbs. Can I go ahead, start?

Yes . Assuming you r not allergic to any of the medications in question . I. Would advise that if you had reservations you should have discussed them openly with your doctor . Good luck. Jp. Read more...
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Why did my ear infection pain come back a few days after starting floxin (ofloxacin)? Not as bad as it was but this is my 3rd abx.

Ear infection. You may have a recurrence of pain because of serous fluid resulting from infection. See your doctor for possible use of steroids to help relieve pain and dry the fluid. Read more...