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Ciprofloxacin (Into the middle ear)

Ciprofloxacin (sip-roe-FLOX-a-sin)

Treats ear infections during ear tube placement surgery.

Brand Name(s):

Otiprio

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to ciprofloxacin or other quinolone antibiotics.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

  • A doctor or other healthcare professional will administer this medicine into the ear during surgery.

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Call your doctor if the symptoms do not improve or if they get worse. Also call the doctor if fluid continues to drain from the ear longer than a few days after the ear tube surgery.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 8/4/2017
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