Ear Drops

Different ear drops come with different compositions and functions to treat different ear problems. For example, ear drops may contain antibiotics, steroids, local anesthetic, antifungal, pain killer, etc. Ofloxacin, Ciprofloxacin, Gentamicin are commonly used antibiotic drops. Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Acetaminophen are commonly used pain-relieving ear drops. Using ear drops can cause muffled hearing at the time of administration. The used ear drop should be handled and stored carefully with hygiene. Exposed ear drops may trigger infection and must not be used.

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Please suggest Clotrimazole drops for ear.

Query: Hello doctor,Can I get Clotrimazole ear drops without alcohol? My doctor prescribed me Canesten ear drops since he suspects a fungal infection, but the drops hurt like hell since they contain alcohol. Do you think there is another brand that can be used with perforated ear drum?  Read Full »

Dr. Kumar. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you Candid ear drops (Clotrimazole), which has Lignocaine combination and that reduces the pain. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take medicine with consent. For further information consult an ENT otolaryngologist online --> h...  Read Full »

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