CIPROFLOXACIN, ear drops

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    Prescription under medical supervision

     

    Therapeutic action

    • Fluoroquinolone antibacterial

    Indications

    • Acute otitis externa
    • Chronic suppurative otitis media

    Forms and strengths

    • 0.3% ear drops

    Dosage

    • Child ≥ 1 year: 3 drops 2 times daily 
    • Adult: 4 drops 2 times daily

     

    To administer drops in the affected ear(s), pull back the auricle and maintain the head to one side for a few minutes.

    Duration

    • Acute otitis externa: 7 days
    • Chronic suppurative otitis media: until no more drainage is obtained (approximately 2 weeks, max.4 weeks)

    Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions

    • May cause: headache, local skin eruption or pruritus.
    • Pregnancy: no contra-indication
    • Breast-feeding: no contra-indication

    Remarks

    • Do not touch let the dropper touch either hands or the ear.

    Storage

    Below 25 °C
    Once the bottle has been opened, solution keeps for 4 weeks.