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USES: Acetic acid has antibacterial and antifungal action. Hydrocortisone reduces swelling and relieves pain and itching. This medication is used to treat certain infections of the outer ear and ear canal.
Acetic acid has antibacterial and antifungal action. Hydrocortisone reduces swelling and relieves pain and itching. This medication is used to treat certain infections of the outer ear and ear canal. Notes
If the condition for which this was prescribed does not improve or becomes worse after a few days, consult your doctor.
Store at controlled room temperature between 68 to 77 degrees F (20-25 C) away from heat and light.
Discard this if the solution turns brown, cloudy or contains particles.
HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: For best effects, this medication must be used as directed.
Continue using it for the full time prescribed.
Stopping this medication too soon may not clear the infection and could possibly result in a reinfection.
Do not use this medication more often or continue to use it for longer than directed.
Apply ear drops to the affected ear(s) as follows: Wash hands first.
To avoid contamination, be careful not to touch the dropper or let it touch your ear.
If the medication has been refrigerated, hold the bottle in your hand for a few minutes to warm it.
If the drops are a suspension (not a solution), shake well for 10 seconds before using.
Lie on your side or tilt the affected ear up.
Place dropper directly over the ear and administer the prescribed number of drops.
To help the drops roll into the ear, in adults, hold the earlobe up and back and in children, hold the earlobe down and back.
Keep the head tilted for about two minutes or insert a soft cotton plug if directed to do so.
Do not rinse the dropper.
This medication may be administered using an ear wick.
The medication is applied to the ear wick which is then gently inserted into the ear as directed.
Remove the wick and instill the prescribed number of drops (usually 5) 3 to 4 times a day as prescribed.
This medication may temporarily sting or burn your ear for a minute or two when first applied.
If this continues or becomes bothersome, inform your doctor.
Notify your doctor immediately if you develop a skin rash, itching, burning, redness, swelling or pain in or around the ears while using this medication.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor if you have any infections or allergies.
This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast-feeding.
Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as remembered; do not use it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take (especially ear drops).
Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
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or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular
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