Antipyrine And Benzocaine Otic Recall
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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions
FOR USE IN EARS ONLY- NOT FOR USE IN EYES
Discontinue promptly if sensitization or irritation occurs.
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Acute Otitis media of various etiologies
- prompt relief of pain and reduction of inflammation in the congestive and serous stages.
- adjuvant therapy during systemic antibiotic administration for resolution of the infection.
Because of the close anatomical relationship of the eustachian tube to the nasal cavity, otitis media is a frequent problem, especially in children in whom the tube is shorter, wider, and more horizontal than in adults.
Removal of Cerumen:
- facilitates the removal of excessive or impacted cerumen.
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Antipyrine and Benzocaine Otic Solution is an otic solution containing antipyrine, benzocaine, oxyquinoline sulfate, and anhydrous glycerin for use in the ear. The solution congeals at 0°C (32°F), but returns to normal consistency, unchanged at room temperature.
Antipyrine is an analgesic with local anesthetic action, it is chemically 2,3-dimethyl-1-phenyl-3-pyrazolin-5-one. The active ingredient is represented by the structural formula:
Antipyrine occurs as colorless crystals or white powder, has a slightly bitter taste and is soluble in water and alcohol.
Benzocaine is a local anesthetic. It is chemically ethyl p-aminobenzoate or Benzoic acid, 4-amino-, ethyl ester. The active ingredient is represented by the structural formula:
It occurs as white crystals or white crystalline powder and is slightly soluble in water and soluble in organic solvents.
EACH mL CONTAINS:
Actives: Antipyrine 55 mg (5.5%), Benzocaine 14 mg (1.4%); Inactives: Glycerin (anhydrous), Oxyquinoline Sulfate.