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

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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